K9 Hyco

K9 Hyco

Anderson County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, October 21, 2015

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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.


  • Breed Unknown Breed
  • Gender Male
  • Age 7
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun

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Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

June 3, 2017

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