K-9 shooting suspect arrested

DaLeon Rice
COVINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police in Covington have arrested a man accused of stabbing his mother and shooting a police dog.

DaLeon Rice was taken into custody Wednesday morning.  Officers tried to arrest Rice in connection with his mother’s stabbing.  During the search, police say Rice shot a K-9 unit twice, and fired at the dog’s handler.

The dog’s condition is unknown.  Rice is charged with attempted murder and assaulting a police service animal.

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