Shooting - 14XX ST. MICHAEL COURT, HARFORD COUNTY, MD
08/15/2012 05:00 PM.
Officials said a Harford County Sheriff's deputy was forced to fatally shoot a pit bull in Edgewood.
The Sheriff's Office said it responded just before 5 p.m. in the 1400 block of St. Michael Court for two aggressive pit bulls seen walking around the court.
A short time later, the sheriff's office received another call from someone in the 1400 block of St. Michael Court reporting the dogs were jumping at their door. Officials said one dog was male and the other a female dog.
Deputies arrived and observed the pit bulls that appeared at the time to be not aggressive. However, the deputies observed the male dog run toward an 11-year-old boy and bite him on the face and arm.
The Sheriff's Office said the child required minor medical attention from the bite.
A sheriff's deputy then returned to his police vehicle, got a shotgun and positioned himself behind the vehicle. Police said the male pit bull then charged the deputy, who shot the dog four times.
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