Minn. K-9 recovering after being shot in paw


By Mara H. Gottfried
The Pioneer Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Rico's career as a St. Paul police dog isn't over, even though he took a bullet while chasing a suspect Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.

Police say Hector C. Aguilar, 41, fired at least three gunshots at Rico and his handler, St. Paul police officer Robert Edwards. Edwards returned fire and shot Aguilar, of Bloomington, in the buttocks and hand.

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