Police stated Eli, a 9-year-old police canine, and his handler Officer Bonanno, had been referred to as in to assist monitor a suspect who fled from officers.
Inside 30 minutes of the pursuit, Eli, an eight-year veteran with the division, began to reveals indicators of misery, which had been believed to be associated to the warmth, AJC stories.
The canine was then taken to a veterinarian for therapy; nonetheless, he handed after that night.
“We mourn the lack of this brave Ok-9 and can present extra particulars at a later time,” Gwinnett police stated in a information launch. “Please hold Officer Bonnano and his household in your ideas.”
Police didn’t say if the suspect was captured or what began the chase.