The officer and his K-9 partner were shot as a group of police officers served an arrest warrant at a home on Blueberry Lane in Marstons Mills Thursday afternoon.READ MORE: NH Fish And Game To Sell 2022 Calendars Featuring K9 Teams
Gannon did not survive. Nero was rushed into emergency surgery and has been recovering since.READ MORE: 2 Hanover Street Banks Robbed Within 10-Minute Timeframe
Yarmouth Police posted Sunday morning that their “four-legged hero” is “back on his feet… fighting back and standing strong.”
Later in the day, the Barnstable Police K9 Foundation shared photos of Nero. Police said Nero is “progressing with his recovery each day.”MORE NEWS: Boston's Famous 'Skinny House' In The North End Sells For $1.25 Million
On Sunday, Nero walked down the hallway and ate a bit on his own. The K-9 is under 24-hour law enforcement coverage.