NYPD K-9 injured after falling through ceiling during gun bust

Timoshenko is recovering at home after receiving seven stitches

By Police1 Staff

NEW YORK — A NYPD K-9 was injured during a gun bust after he fell through a ceiling.

K-9 Timoshenko, named after slain Det. Russel Timoshenko, was searching a home for firearms Friday night. Timoshenko was checking the attic when the ceiling gave way and he fell through, the New York Post reported.

His front paw was cut and he received seven stitches. He is recovering at home where he is expected to make a full recovery. 

Timoshenko’s efforts did not go to waste. He sniffed out a .22 semiautomatic handgun, an assault rifle, six other rifles and a shotgun, the Post reported. Agron haskaj, 61, was arrested on multiple counts of weapons possession. 


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