- Associated Press - Monday, June 15, 2015

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Virginia Beach police say an officer shot and killed a dog after it charged at him.

Police tell media outlets that the officer was responding to a call about a fight between family members when the shooting occurred Sunday afternoon.

Police say several officers went to the home. As they approached the residence, three dogs moved toward one officer. Two dogs turned away when the officer shouted at them and tried to run away. Police say the third dog continued to approach the officer and then charged.

The officer then shot the dog.

The incident remains under investigation. The officer wasn’t identified.


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