Phoenix PD: Pit bull shot by officer during attack - CBS 5 - KPHO

Phoenix PD: Pit bull shot by officer during attack

Posted: Updated:
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Police say a pit bull was wounded by an officer after the dog became aggressive with two children in West Phoenix on Monday.

Officers responded to a report of a pit bull attacking another dog near 67th Avenue and Van Buren Street, and when officers arrived, they say it appeared the dog was about to attack two children so one of the officers shot the dog, according to Phoenix police.

Phoenix police said the Arizona Humane Society responded and is attempting to save the dog.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News for updates on this developing story.

Copyright 2014 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow
CBS 5
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2014, CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation), Phoenix, AZ and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service..