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Shot in the line of duty, West Covina police dog Reiko is coming home
Shot in the line of duty, West Covina police dog Reiko is coming home

The 2-year-old police dog who was shot and seriously wounded by a gunman who opened fire on officers in a West Covina neighborhood is expected to go home Tuesday. Reiko, a 2-year-old Beligian Malinois, has been hospitalized since Sunday night, when a gunman fired shots at him and officers, striking the canine once in the upper torso. The bullet narrowly missed the dog's spinal cord and remained lodged under the skin until veterinarians removed it and handed it to police investigators. "Their quick actions and top-tier skill level absolutely saved Reiko's life," West Covina Police Cpl. Rudy Lopez said. Reiko will recover at home with his handler, Officer Bryan...

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