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Dog shot dead after becoming ‘aggressive’ with officers: Peel police

Dog shot and killed after incident with police in Brampton
WATCH ABOVE: A dog was shot and killed after incident with police in Brampton Tuesday morning. Tom Hayes reports.

Peel Regional Police say a dog was shot and killed after officers approached a suspicious man with the canine outside of a residence early Tuesday morning.

Police said they were called to a home near Chinguacousy Road and Williams Parkway in Brampton at around 5:15 a.m.

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Investigators said that when police tried to approach the man, the dog became aggressive towards officers. The dog was shot and died at the scene, police said.

The man involved was arrested and taken into custody. Police said the 28-year-old man has been charged with trespassing by night and mischief.

It is not clear what breed of dog was shot and killed.

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