Colorado officer shoots dog that reportedly attacked a 10-year-old boy, owner of the dog cited

GREELEY, Colo. (KKTV) – Law enforcement in Greeley are sharing much more specifics on why an officer experienced to shoot a pet dog on Friday.

WARNING: The video clip at the prime of this report reveals the capturing. It may perhaps be tricky for some persons to observe and hear to.

Part of the incident was captured on a physique-worn digital camera.

In accordance to officials, Greeley Police Animal Manage was called to an place on Friday soon after a dog that was explained as a tan and white-coloured pit bull attacked a 10-yr-outdated boy. The boy had “significant” accidents, police add. When Animal Command bought to the spot, the dog was enable into a residence. Despite an Animal Regulate officer knocking on the door, the human being or people inside refused to remedy.

On Saturday, Animal Regulate returned to the residence with Greeley law enforcement officers.

“Officers contacted Margaret Trujillo, a 46-12 months-outdated female, who was advised owing to the injuries sustained by the juvenile male, the doggy would be impounded by the officers,” component of a information launch reads. “Officers asked for Trujillo to secure the pet so officers could securely consider it to a shelter. Officers backed absent from the home though Trujillo went again inside. Although Trujillo was in the residence, the dog got free, went outside the house and aggressively billed at a Greeley police officer who drew his firearm. The officer fired two rounds at the pet, 1 of which hit the dog’s again leg leading to it to convert and run absent.”

Law enforcement are reporting the animal was eventually caught and taken to the vet. The pet is anticipated to endure. The officer was not wounded. Trujillo was cited for possession of a dangerous animal alongside with animal-at-massive.

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