K9 Jethro honored as his body leaves emergency clinic - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

K9 Jethro honored as his body leaves emergency clinic

Jethro (Source: Police K-9 Association Imagli page) Jethro (Source: Police K-9 Association Imagli page)
Patrolman Ryan Davis looks over Jethro after his surgery. (Source: Facebook) Patrolman Ryan Davis looks over Jethro after his surgery. (Source: Facebook)
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CANTON, OH (WOIO) -

Jethro, the Canton K-9 who was killed in the line of duty Saturday was met with salutes from fellow officers as his body was taken from the Stark County Veterinary Emergency Clinic Sunday.

Jethro was shot at least three times while responding to an armed robbery Saturday morning. He died Sunday morning.

Jethro and his handler were dispatched to Fishers Foods on Harrison Avenue around 2 a.m. Saturday.

Jethro encountered the suspect first and was shot several times at close range.

The suspect received a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken into custody after being treated.

Charges against the suspect are still pending.

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