Pennsylvania police K9 suffers fatal fall while searching for housebreaking suspects

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — The Johnstown Police department in Pennsylvania unfortunately experiences the line of duty death of K9 Titan who suffered a tragic fall down an elevator shaft while attempting to find burglary suspects on Saturday.

intervening time Chief of Police Chad Miller pointed out officers responded to a industrial burglary in progress around 4:20 a.m. on Saturday at an ancient Goodwill warehouse.

in consequence, officers found two suspects hiding in the constructing but soon realized there have been three more, WKYC suggested.

Officer Brian Stevens and his associate, K9 Titan, spoke back to aid with a search for the outstanding suspects.

whereas attempting to find the intruders, Titan fell through an unsecured, open elevator shaft from the fourth flooring and suffered a fatal fall.

Officers ultimately found all five suspects. charges against them are pending.

K9 Titan had served with the Johnstown Police branch on the grounds that 2014.