Injured APD K-9 released from vet


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Rico, the APD K-9 who was shot during an Albuquerque SWAT situation has been released from the vet.

According to Albuquerque Police, Rico is doing well and is currently recuperating at home with his handler who was by his side the entire time.

APD would like to thank everyone for all of the well wishes they have received for Rico. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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