A family pet was shot by criminals during a home invasion earlier in May,is out of surgery and will recover. Rex the dog, named after Husker running back Rex Burkhead suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. Doctors had to put a pin in the leg to hold it together. Doctors say , Rex is young and the wound should heal fast but they will have to keep the nine month old puppy still. Doctors have put Rex on cage rest,he should be
fine in eight weeks.Rex will be back home with his owners during his recovery.