Wounded officer reunites with K9 in hospital

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A wounded Alabama police officer was reunited with his K9 partner Leon Thursday.

Officer Webb Sistrunk is recovering after a deadly weekend shooting in Auburn.

He was shot in the right shoulder and airlifted to a Georgia hospital in critical condition.

Unfortunately, 13-year department veteran officer William Buechner was shot and killed in the incident.

Auburn Police Officer Evan Elliot was also shot, but is out of the hospital.

Bullets came flying K9 Leon’s way, but he wasn’t hurt.

The officers were responding to a domestic violence call.

Grady Wayne Wilkes faces the death penalty if he’s convicted in Officer Buechner’s death.

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