CAPE COD, Mass. — After being shot in the line of duty, a K9 officer is fighting back.
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The suspect, 29-year-old Thomas Latanowich of Somerville, was allegedly hiding in the attic when the shooting occurred.
A law enforcement source told Boston 25 News a bullet went through Nero's cheek and into his shoulder. He underwent emergency surgery and has been receiving around-the-clock care since.
Shortly after midnight Sunday, Yarmouth Police posted an update about Nero, showing the pup on a walk.
"FIGHTING back and standing STRONG!" said the police department.
The Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists in Buzzards Bay are caring for Nero.
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