Fundraiser planned for Bane the police dog killed in the line of duty

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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Phoenix Police Foundation will be holding a fundraising event this weekend to honor police K9, Bane.

Bane was killed in the line of duty on April 17, after a suspect led police on a high-speed chase then held officers at bay as he holed up in a home.

[RELATED: Suspect in custody after high-speed chase in Phoenix; police dog killed in incident]

The K9 was a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois with 1.5 years of service.

[VIDEO: Phoenix police mourn K-9 who died in the line of duty]

Bane's fundraiser will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Steele Indian School Park Dog Park.

There will be K9 demonstrations, the Phoenix Police Department helicopter and other police equipment, including an armored vehicle.

All proceeds from the event will be donated by the Foundation to the PhxPD K9 Unit.

If you can't make it to the event but wish to donate anyway, you can do so online here: https://www.phxpolicefoundation.org/k-9-supporter.html

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