LINKEDINCOMMENTMORE

TROUTDALE, Ore. A vigil to honor Mick, the K-9 killed in the line of duty earlier this month, will be held at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale Wednesday night.

Mick, a 2-year-old German Shepherd, died from a single bullet wound after he and his human partner, Officer Jeff Dorn, were tracking down a robbery suspect on April 16.

A recent necropsy showed Mick was in the air and just six inches away from the assailant s AR-15 rifle when he was shot.

Background: Portland police mourn slain K-9 Mick

To honor Mick, VCA Southeast Portland Animal Hospital organized a candlelight vigil for Wednesday, April 30.

The vigil will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event is free and all ages are welcome to attend.

Organizers asked that pets be left at home.

In addition to Wednesday's vigil, a public memorial for Mick has been scheduled for May 12 at Hillsboro Stadium.

Related: Memorial for K-9 Mick set for May 12

LINKEDINCOMMENTMORE
Read or Share this story: http://www.kgw.com/story/news/2014/07/26/12631386/