Police Dog Shot In The Line Of Duty Is Finally Reunited With Cop
Kristi Shinfuku

Bruno the K-9 faced a life-threatening situation when he was shot in the face while chasing down a suspect. The dog selflessly through himself in the line of fire, and while the suspect was killed in the gunfire, Bruno was a hero that saved the lives of the other officers.

His partner RJ Young was understandably distraught over how the situation played out.

He notes about the experience-

“[Bruno was shot] point blank, it was a horrific thing to have to watch,” he told ABC News. “My entire world came tumbling down in the matter of a second.”

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The German Shephard was immediately taken to the hospital. The bullet narrowly missed his heart, and he underwent two surgeries before he could be taken off his breathing tube. A week later, the two were reunited!

While Bruno is healthy, he’s now retired from service and has been adopted by Officer Young and his family. Officer Young explains- “He’s like a son to me. Bruno will be with me for the rest of my life.”

Officer Young’s new partner is a two-year-old named Yukon. His family and friends just keep expanding!

The bond that partners share is special, even when one is an animal. Officer Young and Bruno will always share a special friendship, and we’re glad the two of them are able to share their lives together forever!

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