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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A green blanket comforts Rocco as a team of veterinarians tend to him in the ICU at the Pittsburgh Veterinary and Specialty Emergency Center.
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“The injuries to this dog are extremely life threatening,” said Dr. Julie Compton, a veterinarian surgeon. “I don’t know whether he’ll survive this or not, but he’s certainly trying.”
Rocco is 8-years-old. He’s been with the Pittsburgh Police Department for more than five years.
He was stabbed while police were chasing down a suspect in Lawrenceville Tuesday night.
Police describe 21-year-old John Rush as a dangerous guy. They say he’s a convicted sex offender and was wanted for a violent home invasion. More recently, police say he’d been traveling around the country with a 17-year-old girl.
Police finally tracked him down.
“The dog was apparently stabbed. [The suspect] was subdued when he was tasered again by a deputy,”…
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