Sacto 9-1-1
May 19, 2012
Shot Sacramento police dog still recovering

Sacramento police K-9 Bodie is still in stable but critical condition after being shot Friday in a confrontation with an auto theft suspect, officials said Saturday.

The suspect was shot and killed by the officer handling Bodie after the dog was shot.

The suspect has not been identified, nor has a female arrested in connection with the car theft.

Bodie received another transfusion overnight. He is being treated by the Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center in Rancho Cordova.


Bodie, the Sacramento Police Dog that was shot by a suspect yesterday, rests at the VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center in Rancho Cordova. His condition has been upgraded from critical to serious and stable. May 19, 2012. Sacramento Bee/Autumn Cruz

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