Bio & Incident Details
Breed: German Shepherd
Tour: Not available
Incident Date: 8/3/2016
Suspect: Not available
K9 Ty succumbed to injuries sustained on August 3rd, 2016, during an apprehension of a suspect during a barricade.
The subject was holding a woman and a child hostage inside a home Boron, California. K9 Ty and his handler, as well as deputies from the Kern County Sheriff's Office, entered the home in an attempt to rescue the hostages. During the apprehension the subject fell on Ty, breaking his back.
On September 7th, 2016, Ty succumbed to complications of surgery related to the injury.
K9 Ty had served with the California City Police Department for 2-1/2 years and was trained in narcotics detection and criminal apprehension.