K-9 assits in locating a weapon

Sunday, September 18, 2011 - 4:50pm

PONCHATOULA, LA (FOX44) - In Tangipahoa parish, Sheriff's Deputies there found a suspect who was trying to run away and his gun, with the help of man's best friend.

Tangi deputies responded to a call about a man who alledgedly fired a gun on 11th street yesterday.

When police arrived at the scene, the man dropped the gun, and fled on foot.

Deputies used a K-9 search dog to sniff out the weapon.
The dog found the gun, and two spent shell casings behind a fence near an abandoned house.
The weapon was then turned over to the Pontchatoula Police Department.



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