A police dog is recovering at an animal hospital after being stabbed in the head multiple times.
Metro Police's K-9, Nicky, was hurt when he was assisting an officer during a standoff situation near E. Desert Inn and S. Maryland Parkway Friday morning.
The standoff with the suspect started Thursday night and lasted until late Friday morning. Residents in the neighborhood were even forced from their homes.
Sunny Louthi was one of the neighbors who called police after hearing a commotion in her apartment complex near Desert Inn and Maryland Parkway.
"We're hearing somebody yell, 'help, help me,' you know what i mean," said Louthi? "He yelled it a few times."
When officers arrived at the apartment complex shortly before nine Thursday night, Metro said they found a broken window in the unit in question.
Police said the suspect inside refused to comply with the officer's demand, so nearby residents were asked to evacuate... Read More