Vaughn Malloy and Police K9 Broko died in officer-involved shooting in Stonington

Vaughn Malloy and Police K9 Broko died in officer-involved shooting in Stonington

Vaughn Malloy Death – In a shootout on Thursday night involving Connecticut State Police troopers, a man wanted on felony charges was killed along with a police dog, according to the authorities. According to state police, a gunshot took place as troopers went to serve the warrant at approximately 7:30 p.m. in the Pawcatuck neighborhood of Stonington, which is close to the Rhode Island state line. Nobody disclosed any information regarding the shooting, not even who fired their weapons.

Vaughn Malloy and Broko, a state police dog, perished in the incident, according to a statement released on Friday by the state Inspector General’s Office. It was unclear right away if any soldiers had suffered injuries. Authorities did not provide any further information, only stating that Norwich police got the felony arrest warrant.

About K9 Broko

Broko bravely lost his life in a statement from state police to protect his handler, other troopers, and our community. K9 Broko bravely served with unflinching devotion, saving lives by tracking down those who went missing, capturing dangerous suspects, and offering his handler a strong shield. State police claimed that K9 Broko gave his life doing what he was most known for.

A few hours after the incident, dozens of police cars went through the town in a procession. Broko was a member of the state police search and rescue team and a graduate of the patrol K-9 class of 2021, according to the police. Before being a part of the state-wide K-9 team, Broko and his handler were stationed at the Southbury barracks, according to the police.

About Vaughn Malloy

Arrest warrants had been filed for a Vaughn Malloy, who was wanted for allegedly breaking his probation and skipping court, according to state court records. According to court documents, the probation violation stemmed from a conviction for breaking a protection order, which resulted in a two-year probationary sentence. The records indicated that the allegations of “failure to appear in court” had to do with moving offenses, such as escaping the scene of an accident.

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