Bio & Incident Details
Breed: Belgian Malinois-German Shepherd mix
Tour: Not available
Incident Date: 1/21/2015
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect: Shot and killed
K9 Sultan was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend an armed felon in the area of San Jacinto Street and Mayberry Avenue in Hemet.
Sultan had tracked the man underneath a house where he was shot. His handler immediately transported him to an animal hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The subject was shot and killed later in the night after he emerged from a house holding a gun.
K9 Sultan was a narcotics and tracking canine. He had served with the San Jacinto Police Department, which contracts police service from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, for two years.