KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) — A Kenosha County Ok-9 deputy, shot within the head by murder suspect 33-year-old Allen Brown, is again house after present process intensive care — and he acquired a hero’s welcome on Saturday, Oct. 24.
What began at Benson’s Fuel Station in Kenosha County, a shootout between officers and Brown, is one step nearer to being again to regular because the Ok-9 officer that acquired shot within the brow Friday returns house, however not but to lively obligation.
A whole lot gathered in C.J. Clausen park to see the second Ok-9 Riggs got here house.
“It was speculated to be just a bit gathering of a number of the guys and gals from our division,” mentioned Deputy Sheriff’s Affiliation President Tim Hackbarth. “And as you may see it sort of turned into one thing enormous.”
“He is house, and the present of the help from the neighborhood means extra to me than you guys will ever know,” mentioned Kenosha County Deputy Terry Tifft, Riggs’ handler.
The bullet traveled round Riggs’ cranium. Deputy Tifft mentioned he acted on intuition.
“I do not keep in mind, I simply flew to the vet to get him care, they usually stabilized him,” mentioned Tifft.
To Tifft, he is not only a canine.
“He is household, he is all the time been,” mentioned Tifft. “As you may see he is a candy canine, however he did his job and he saved my life.”