Metro Officers Involved in Dog Shooting ID'd

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas police have identified the officers involved in a shooting that happened on Monday.

Police say a K-9 officer's dog was shot by another officer after the dog bit another officer. The officers involved were Edward Renfer, Michael Foster, and Jeffrey Corbett. Officer Renfer is 28-years-old and has been employed with Metro since February of 2008.

Officer Foster has been employed with Metro since March of 2008 and was the officer who was bitten by the dog. Foster was treated and released from the hospital the day of the incident.

Both Officers Renfer and Foster are assigned to the patrol in the Bolden Area Command.

Officer Corbett, the dog's handler, has been employed with Metro since January of 1998 and has been assigned to the K-9 Detail since January of 2006. Officer Corbett remains on full duty status.

All of the officers involved are back on duty, but Officer Foster is working in a limited capacity while recovering from his injuries.

Marco, the 2-year-old Belgian Malinois who was shot, has shown some signs of slight improvement; however he remains in critical but stable condition at a veterinary medical facility.


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