Bio & Incident Details
Breed: Not available
Tour: Not available
Incident Date: 10/21/2015
Suspect: Not available
K9 Hyco was shot and killed while tracking a suspect who fled on foot following a vehicle pursuit.
Multiple subjects had carjacked a vehicle and then lead deputies on a pursuit before crashing the vehicle on the 100 block of New Prospect Church Road. The subjects ran into a wooded area where they were confronted by Hyco and his handler. The subject opened fire, striking Hyco as he protected his handler.
The subject who shot K9 Hyco was arrested and charged with attempted murder of a law enforcement officer and shooting a police canine.
K9 Hyco had served with the Anderson County Sheriff's Office for six years.