Police shoot, kill dog after three children bitten

Updated: 02/24/2014 5:11 PM | Created: 02/24/2014 3:54 PM
By: Steve Mieczkowski,

Albuquerque police shot and killed a dog Monday afternoon after the dog allegedly bit three children.

Officers responded to a call at around 3 p.m. to the area of Wendall and Blake SW. A caller reported that three children had been bitten by a dog and that the dog was running toward a nearby charter school.

The officers discovered the dog nearby, and one officer shot his firearm, striking and killing the dog.

An on-scene investigation is currently underway.

Photo: MGN

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