Miamisburg police officer shoots at charging dog


MIAMISBURG, Ohio (WDTN) – A Miamisburg police officer fired a shot at a charging dog early Monday morning.

Police tell us officers responded to a call in the 900 block of Seibert Ave. just before one a.m. As they were conducting a track with a K-9 unit, they say someone let a dog outside from a nearby house.

Officers say that dog charged at them aggressively, prompting one of the officers to shoot at it. The dog ran back in the house.

The dog’s owner told 2 NEWS the dog was grazed by a bullet.

Police said the dog’s owner will be cited for dog at large.

The officers were not hurt.

WDTN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

blog comments powered by Disqus