Colorado Springs officer kills charging pit bull

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
A Colorado Springs police officer shot and killed a pit bull after he was attacked.

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Authorities say a Colorado Springs police officer shot and killed a pit bull during a domestic disturbance investigation.

The Gazette reports the dog was shot when it lunged at an officer during a call Friday. Another pit bull that approached police was captured.

A 43-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault, and a 29-year-old man was cited for having a vicious animal.

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