ANAHEIM (CBSLA.com) — A beloved Anaheim police K-9 officer who was shot while on duty two years ago has passed away.
According to the Anaheim Police Department, Bruno, a 9-year-old German Shepherd, succumbed to organ failure just before 6:00 a.m. Wednesday. He was in the presence of his current and past handlers.
“It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of K-9 Bruno,” police announced on Facebook. “Bruno was a warrior to the end and we will never forget our hero!”
Bruno was admitted to Yorba Regional Veterinarian Animal Hospital late Saturday afternoon after experiencing medical complications related to injuries he sustained in a line of duty injury, police explained.
He underwent emergency surgery, but was unable to recover.