EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey police dog who was shot and wounded while on the job last week has been released from a veterinary hospital.

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Shooter, who served with the Egg Harbor Township force, was shot while taking part in a manhunt for a suspect who was also wounded during the confrontation (see related story).

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Township police say Shooter was released Tuesday and will continue his recuperation at an undisclosed location. Further details on his injuries were not disclosed.

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