Anaheim Police K-9 Bruno Reunited With Partner After Shooting

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An Anaheim police K-9 handler has been reunited with his German shepherd partner, Bruno, after the dog was shot in the face last week by a suspect.

Anaheim police K-9 handler R.J. Young is reunited with Bruno for the first time after the dog was shot in the face last week while chasing suspects. (Credit: Orange County Police Canine Assn.)

Officer R.J. Young and his newborn daughter visited Bruno for 30 minutes at Yorba Regional Animal Hospital late Monday.

Young had postponed seeing Bruno because of the dog’s weak lungs and concerns that he would be too excited during a visit.

“The best part of my day was when I got to lay down with him for 10 [minutes],” Young said, in a statement posted on the Orange County Police Canine Assn.’s Facebook page.

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