Adams County Deputy Wilfred Europe III, who killed 'Ziggy' the dog, taken off patrol permanentlyby Amanda Kost, Phil Tenser
Jan. 21, 2013
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ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. - The Adams County deputy who shot a dog named "Ziggy" after responding to the wrong building for a burglary has been taken off patrol duty permanently, according to the Adams County Sheriff's Office.
The announcement of the decision comes after days of silence from the Sheriff's Office.
Ziggy was shot and killed after deputies went to the wrong building while responding to a burglar alarm, according to lawyers at the Animal Law Center.
Deputy Wilfred Europe III, 31, was identified as the deputy who pulled the trigger.