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Six weeks after being shot in the face by a gunman, Anaheim police dog Bruno was deemed well enough to go home on Friday, the department announced Wednesday.
The March 20 shooting shattered Bruno’s jaw and left his lung damaged and a bullet lodged close to his heart.
The 7-year-old German shepherd underwent several surgeries and suffered a few setbacks along the way, but on Wednesday, the Anaheim Police Department announced Bruno was well enough to continue his recovery at home.
Officials were expected to hold a news conference on Friday to discuss Bruno’s release from the Yorba Regional Animal Hospital and the next steps for the K9 as his retirement approaches.