Police Dog Eros, who was injured last Tuesday during a shooting incident, received rapturous applause after being given the all-clear from a local vet.
PD Eros was shot in the flank during a confrontation between the shooter and police officers last Tuesday evening (USA).
PD Eros is expected to make a full recovery following the ordeal.
PD Eros, who is 9-years-old, has served with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office for seven years.
According to a Tweet shared on @PlacerCounty, Eros will be spending some time recovering at home before going back on active duty.
During the fatal incident, the shooter, Stanley Stepanski III, was shot and killed by police officers at the scene.
The incident began at around 1900 hours when
The incident came to an end when Stepanski was stopped by police officers on Interstate 80 near to the Highway 65 overpass.
Stepanski had driven a pick-up truck through Placer County, shooting at businesses, vehicles and homes.
As he was driving down Rock Springs Road in Penryn, he shot and killed a 93-year-old victim whilst she was standing at her front door.
Another victim was shot while driving in Loomis and went to seek help at a nearby fire station.
A third person was shot at, but Stepanski missed.
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