July 17, 2014 10:01 am

Police officer shoots and kills aggressive dog

An investigation is underway after a Calgary Police officer shot and killed a dog.

Global News

Police say an officer was forced to shoot and kill a pit bull after it attacked the officer’s partner.

They were called to do a welfare check at a home in the 100 block of Dovertree Place S.E. at around midnight Wednesday.

While they were there, police say a dog became aggressive and its owners didn’t have a chance to restrain it.

It attacked at an officer, whose partner then shot and killed it.

The officer suffered minor injuries.

An investigation is now underway.

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