On Friday, a woman was shot in the leg when police at Venice Beach, California shot and killed a man’s dog. According to NBC Los Angeles News, the woman, a tourist, was shot in the leg after a bullet passed through the dog’s body.
The trouble began after police officers patrolling the area stopped to talk to a group of people on Saturday afternoon…a witness told NBC Los Angeles that the dog became agitated when an officer attempted to arrest the dog’s owner. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the officer was bitten by the dog, a pit bull mix, just before the fatal shot was fired.
The woman who was struck by the bullet was taken to an area hospital with a non-life threatening injury. The officer who shot the dog has been assigned to non-field duties while the situation is investigated, reported KTLA News.
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