8 News NOW has learned the suspect in Thursday nights 12-hour standoff, attacked the K-9 Police Dog with a machete.
K9 Nicky was stabbed multiple times in the face during the standoff near Desert Inn and Maryland Parkway that ended early Friday morning.
Nicky was sent in after hours of negotiations failed. He was able to bite the suspect several times, but also suffered injuries himself.
Nicky is now resting at home and doing just fine.
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