Mo. K9 dies after being shot in head during burglary
By Debby Woodin
The Joplin Globe
JOPLIN, Mo. — A police dog shot in the head early Tuesday by a robbery suspect ultimately died, a Joplin police officer said.
Officer Travis Walthall, supervisor of the Joplin Police Department’s K-9 unit, said by telephone Tuesday afternoon that the dog, Cezar, was expected to survive the gunshot wound unless complications arise.