Baltimore police officer shoots dog

BALTIMORE - A Baltimore City Police officer fired his or her gun at a dog in Baltimore Thursday evening.  The dog is expected to survive.

According to Baltimore police, the officer was in the rear of a building in the 2300 block of Druid Hill Ave. just before 8:30 p.m.

Police said the officer fired his or her gun at a dog striking it.

The dog survived the shooting, police said.  The officer was not injured.

The name of the officer has not been released.

The Force Investigation Team continues to investigate.

Baltimore police did not provide details as to why the officer shot the dog.  It is unknown if the dog was a pet or a stray.

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