Fisher, IN-A K9 officer with the Fishers Police Department was shot and killed while tracking two suspects involved in a car chase.
Police received a call about a drunk driver on I-69 around 12 a.m on Wednesday morning. When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver kept going.
The vehicle stopped on Olio Road and two people exited and fled on foot.
A K9 unit was called to the scene to track the suspects. K9 Officer Harlej was tracking them off-lead when officers heard what sounded like a gunshot.
Officers apprehended both suspects and took them into custody. K9 Harlej was later found dead in the same wooded area.
Garrett was charged with striking a law enforcement animal, criminal recklessness, resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, theft, residential entry, possession of marijuana, unauthorized entry into a vehicle and possession of a handgun without a license. Farrow faces a preliminary charge of false informing in addition to having outstanding warrants.
Both are being held in the Hamilton County Jail.
Harlej was 5 years old. Officer Jarred Koopman was his handler since he joined the department in 2015.