A Michigan State Police K-9 Officer stabbed on duty has been released from a veterinary hospital to finish recovering.

Bolt, the police dog, is now at home with his handler to continue his recovery.

The dog was stabbed with a pocket knife, when it was sent to track down two people, who took off after a police chase as authorities responded to a report of shots fired near Howard City.

He was taken to the Michigan State Animal Hospital with some injuries.

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Those two suspects, both from Grand Rapids, have been charged.

MSP says it will be a couple of weeks before Bolt to go back on duty.

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