LOOMIS (CBS13) – The Placer County K9 hurt during a shooting spree in Placer County is going home from the vet hospital.
Eros was injured during the Tuesday night incident that also left a 93-year-old Penryn woman and the suspect dead. The K9 was rushed into surgery at local vet hospital after the shooting.
Placer County authorities say Eros had suffered a wound to his hip area.
Friday, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Eros got to go home. A group of law enforcement officers and others were there to give the K9 a standing ovation as he left the vet.
Eros will now finish up his recuperation at home.
The suspect who authorities shot and killed has been identified as 48-year-old Montana resident Stanley Stephanski III. Detectives say there is no relation between him and the woman who he allegedly shot and killed.