Guilty Verdict in K-9 Shooting Case

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A Sacramento jury on Wednesday convicted Leslie Marie McCully of attempted murder for her role a May 2012 shootout in Land Park.

On the day of the shooting, Sacramento Police Officer Randy Van Dusen was attempting to pull over a stolen vehicle occupied by McCully and her boyfriend, Lucus Webb.  Webb fired his gun at the officer, injuring Van Dusen’s K-9, Bodie.  Van Dusen fired back, killing Webb.

The jury in McCully’s trial decided she played a significant role in influencing Webb’s behavior.  In addition to attempted murder, she was convicted of charges involving evading police, receiving stolen property, and posessing a loaded firearm as a felon.

After extensive surgery, Bodie made a full recovery.  He lives in retirement with Van Dusen’s family, and gets along well with Van Dusen’s new K-9 partner, Bosko.

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