Ohio Officer, Police Dog Shot

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Zanesville, Ohio (Ap) -- Police in eastern Ohio say an officer trying to serve a warrant was shot along with his k-9 partner.

Zanesville police were stopping and checking cars Sunday night and using a helicopter to search for the shooter.

Police say officer Mike Schiele was taken to a hospital in Columbus, 50 miles away, where he was treated for a wound to an upper leg area and then released.

The dog, Bosco, was shot multiple times and was to undergo surgery at a veterinary hospital in Columbus.

Police officials say the animal is expected to survive.

Investigators say the suspect was seen running away on foot from the area where the shooting occurred.

(Copyright 2009 By The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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