MOORESVILLE, N.C. (WISH) — A North Carolina police department is mourning the loss of one of their K-9 officers.
Mooresville K-9 Officer Jordan Sheldon died from his injuries after being shot during a routine traffic stop in Mooresville, N.C. Saturday night, the Mooresville Police Department said.
Authorities said Harris conducted a routine traffic stop on West Plaza Drive shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday and was shot by a suspect.
Sheldon was transported from the scene and later died from his injuries.
The suspect fled the scene and was found in a nearby apartment dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Sheldon, 32, served with the Mooresville Police Department for six years.
An investigation into the officer’s shooting death is ongoing.