TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer fatally shot one dog and critically injured another after the animals killed a poodle being walked by its owner in Florida.
Tampa police said in a news release that Keithroy George was walking his dog Simba before 6 a.m. Monday when two pit bulls escaped from a nearby home and attacked the dog. George wasn't injured in the attack.
Police are investigating the use of deadly force by the officer. Other aspects of the case are being investigated by Hillsborough County Animal Control.
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