After losing his right eye from a gunshot wound, K9 Indi will receive an award for his bravery.

The DeKalb County Police Office K9 was tracking down a suspect accused of killing Officer Edgar Flores, 24 on Dec. 13 when he was injured. DeKalb Police said Indi was shot in the face by the alleged suspect. The bullet came out of his right eye.

K9 Indi will be award the Georgia Police K9 Foundation Purple Heart, according to the Georgia Police K9 Foundation.

They posted a photo of Indi Sunday morning on its Facebook page.

"What a true warrior K9 Indi is and will continue to be," the post said.

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