A Police Dog and Suspect Die After Shootout During a Domestic Call
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(DULUTH, MN) – On Sunday, January 13th, 2019 at 6:29 pm. officers responded to a report of a domestic assault with a weapon at the 1000 block of W Skyline Parkway.

Squads arrived on the scene and developed probable cause for a felony-level domestic assault. Officers located the male suspect in the residence and began to negotiate with him for his arrest.

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After approximately an hour of negotiations, the suspect began firing at officers striking one officer causing a non-life threatening injury and killing his K-9 partner.

An officer returned fire.

Upon gaining access to the room where the suspect was located they found the individual deceased. The injured officer has been released from the hospital.

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The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension will be conducting this investigation. The next update will be on Monday, January 14, 2019.

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