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Michaud: FBI dog Ape likely saved lives in upstate NY standoff

After SWAT teams closed in on Kurt Meyers,

(Credit: AP)

An FBI tactical dog named Ape took a bullet to the chest yesterday, possibly saving the lives of State Police and FBI officers.

Ape, a 2-year-old Czech German shepherd who was on only his second mission, was sent first through the doorway of an abandoned bar, Glory Days, where suspect Kurt R. Myers had holed up. Myers was wanted in the seemingly random shootings this week that killed four...

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