K9 Cigo

K9 Cigo

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Monday, December 24, 2018

Cigo

K9 Cigo was shot and killed while attempting an apprehension of an attempted-murder suspect at the Wellington Green Mall at 10300 Forest Hill Avenue.

Investigators received information that two Latin King gang members who were wanted for attempted murder were meeting someone at the mall. The agency's tactical team deployed to the area and waited for the two suspects to exit the mall into the parking lot.

As the team attempted to an apprehension one of the suspect's opened fire with a .45 caliber handgun, killing K9 Cigo. Deputies returned fire and wounded the suspect. The second suspect was taken into custody without incident.

Bio

  • Breed Unknown Breed
  • Gender Male
  • Age 3
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Shot and wounded

gang member, k9 apprehension, murder suspect, warrant service

Contact

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Sheriff Ric Bradshaw
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
3228 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33416

Phone: (561) 688-3000

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