Huntsville police officer rescues injured owl

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HPD officer rescues owl. Courtesy: Huntsville Police Department Facebook

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A Huntsville police officer is receiving praise on social media after rescuing an injured owl Tuesday.

The department posted Officer Jansen rescued the barn owl after it was found hurt near Gate 9.

HPD said the owl is being cared for by Rise Raptor Project Inc. and will hopefully be able to fly soon.