K9 Sendy

K9 Sendy

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, August 18, 1995

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Sendy

K9 Sendy was shot and killed near the intersection of 42nd Avenue and Lincoln Way in Golden Gate Park while attempting to apprehend an active shooter.

The suspect had walked up to a homeless encampment inside the park and randomly shot and injured two people who were living in the encampment. As police were setting up a perimeter K9 Sendy was released to track the suspect. K9 Sendy located the shooter in bushes approximately 10 feet away from the officers. After killing K9 Sendy the suspect opened fire on police, wounding one officer and another homeless man living inside the encampment.

The subject was eventually arrested after a six-hour standoff and charged with attempted murder.

Bio

  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 6
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .357 caliber
  • Offender Arrested

active shooter, k9 track, shots fired call

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