BRPD K9 officer recovering after being wounded in the line of duty

BRPD K9 officer recovering after being wounded in the line of duty
Rain, a BRPD K9 officer, was injured during a shooting incident that happened Monday, July 20. (Source: BRPD)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A Baton Rouge Police Department K9 officer is recovering well after being wounded during an officer-involved shooting.

The post was published on Wednesday, July 22.
The post was published on Wednesday, July 22. (Source: BRPD)

Rain was treated at the LSU Vet School on Monday, July 20 for injuries sustained while executing a search warrant at an apartment located in Tigerland near LSU’s campus.

The 3-year-old German Shepherd was released from the vet school Wednesday. He has some follow-up procedures before his recovery will be complete.

“We’re very optimistic about his recovery,” said Sgt. Don Coppola with BRPD.

Rain has served with BRPD for two years. It is unknown whether or not he will return to duty.

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