K9 Fargo

K9 Fargo

Richland County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, December 16, 2011

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K9 Fargo was shot and killed after being released on an armed robbery suspect near Monticello Road in Columbia.

Fargo caught the subject and locked onto him. During the ensuing struggle the man shot him three times, and then fired at responding deputies. K9 Fargo was transported a local emergency animal hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

The subject fled the scene but was located hiding in a shed and arrested a short time later. He was charged with unlawful killing of a police dog, five counts of attempted murder, and two counts of armed robbery.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 5
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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K9 Fargo thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice In the Line of Duty protecting your Partner and others allowing them to return home safely. Your unselfish act im sure will never be forgotten. May God grant your Partner and everyone involved with a speedy healing.

Res.Sgt.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls,OH Police Dept

February 18, 2020

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