EL PASO, Texas — Border Patrol K9 Bulder was shot and killed while trying to detain a suspect during the execution of a search warrant, authorities said.
Bulder, a 5-year-old Belgian Malinois, was shot to death by the 62-year-old suspect while executing a search warrant on Tuesday. During the incident, agents shot back and killed the suspect, ABC 7 reported.
Bulder had been with Border Patrol’s tactical unit for about a year. He is the sixth police K9 shot and killed by hostile gunfire in the line of duty this year.
According to Border Patrol, Bulder will be given a burial with full honors.
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— FBI El Paso (@FBIElPaso) December 18, 2019