Police Dog to be Honored After Being Shot in Head

A police dog who was shot in the head during the line of duty will be honored and inducted into the Hero Animal Hall of Fame, Kare 11 reported.
Boomer, the St. Paul Police K-9 was struck in the line of duty while responding to a call of an armed robbery in April. According to the Star Tribune, Boomer was rushed to the University of Minnesota for surgery, and survived the gunshot wound.
Both Boomer, and his handler, Officer Patrick Murphy were awarded the Medal of Valor from St. Paul Police Chief John Harrington for their actions the night of the shooting.

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