Buddy goes home after being shot while chasing suspect

Buddy, the Moss Point K-9 who was shot while chasing a burglary suspect.

Moss Point released a video on Wednesday night showing Buddy headed home from the vet hospital, where he was treated after the gunshot.

He’s at home resting now.

Buddy underwent surgery after being shot and had to be on oxygen because his lungs collapsed as a result of the injury.

He was taken off oxygen shortly after surgery and was able to eat a little that day. They got him up and moving on Wednesday morning and was able to go home later that evening.

Buddy will be at home recuperating for at least four weeks. After that, he will be evaluated by his vet and his trainer to decide whether Buddy can return to work.

WXXV will have more tonight at 5 p.m.

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