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on February 24, 2018 in World News

Hero dog shot protecting teen during home invasion

Police are looking for suspects that shot Rex, a family’s dog that jumped into action when he spotted intruders attempting to break into his home. Author: Natalie Swaby A 16-year-old boy says his dog made all the difference when armed intruders busted into his house on Wednesday. It happened just after noon, in the 1400 block of South 234th Street in Des Moines. Javier Mercado was home alone with his German Shepherd, Rex. He gives his loyal companion all the credit for saving his life. “I feel like if it wasn’t for him, I wouldn’t be here today telling...

Police are looking for suspects that shot Rex, a family’s dog that jumped into action when he spotted intruders attempting to break into his home. Author: Natalie Swaby A 16-year-old boy says his dog made all the difference when...

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