Bio & Incident Details
Breed: Dutch Shepherd
Tour: 3 months
Incident Date: 1/28/2015
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect: Shot and killed
K9 Pepper was shot and killed while tracking a subject near the Wise County - Montague County line.
Pepper and his handler had been called to assist Montague County sheriff's deputies and Bowie police officers who had attempted to stop a man wanted on several warrants. The man fled into a wooded area near the intersection of Pickett Run Road and Aujla Road, near Sunset, Texas.
The man opened fire on Pepper and five officers when Pepper located him hiding in a pile of leaves. The officers returned fire, killing the subject.
K9 Pepper had served with the Wise County Sheriff's Office for several months.