A carjacking suspect and a police dog both died Wednesday after a pursuit ended with a crash and a shootout in suburban Chicago, authorities said.
Officers were trying to execute a traffic stop in South Elgin on a man wanted on a warrant when the man fled to Batavia, where he crashed at an intersection, the Kane County Sheriff’s Office said.
The suspect got out of his car holding a handgun, at which point the police dog was turned loose, the sheriff’s office said.
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The suspect shot the dog, and police opened fire on the suspect, authorities said.
The man’s name wasn’t immediately released.
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No other officers were struck by gunfire or otherwise injured, the office said.