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Fundraiser planned to replace slain Wichita police dog


April 16, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita animal hospital is helping to raise money to replace a police dog that was fatally shot by a suspect who later was killed by officers.

The Wichita Eagle ( ) reports that the 6-year-old Belgian Malinois named Rooster was killed March 18 while officers were responding to a domestic disturbance at a mobile home park. Police say officers surrounded a residence before 25-year-old Kevin Perry walked out with a gun in his waistband. Rooster was sent after the suspect to stop him from re-entering the home. That's when gunfire was exchanged, stri...

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