Off-duty officer shoots pit bull that killed poodle
LAWNCREST - February 15, 2011 (WPVI) -- An off-duty officer shot and killed a neighbor dog that fatally attacked his dog, according to officials.
The incident occurred around 5:00 p.m. along the 400 block of Sentner Street in Philadelphia's Lawncrest section.
Initial reports say a pit bull managed to either get through or over a fence and kill a neighbor's poodle.
The neighbor, an off-duty officer, then shot and killed the pit bull.
Pennsylvania SPCA Animal Rescue responded and retrieved both dogs.
Officials have not released any further information at this time.
philadelphia, pennsylvania, shooting, police, dog attack, local/state
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