A police officer shot a dog that attacked a woman in Owings Mills, police said. Baltimore County police officers were called around 9 a.m. Tuesday to reports of an animal bite in the 400 block of Doe Meadow Drive.
County police said the dog, A PIT BULL, attacked a woman in her early 60s and her dog.
When officers arrived, police said the dog was acting aggressively. An officer tried to control the dog with her baton, but the dog charged at her and the officer fired one shot, hitting the dog, police said.
Police said the dog ran home, where it died.
Police said the officer was not injured. Police said the dog's bite of the woman only ripped her clothing.