LEAGUE CITY TX - A WOMAN WAS WALKING HER PET DOG ON A LEASH WHEN A LOOSE PIT BULL "SOMEHOW" ATTACKED THEM ...HERO - AN OFF-DUTY OFFICER WAS CLOSE ENOUGH BY TO HEAR IT AND TOOK CARE OF IT!!!
An off-duty officer in League City shot and killed a dog as it attacked another dog on a walk with its owner on Tuesday morning.
League City police said in a release that a resident of the Centerpointe neighborhood was walking their dog on a leash when an unrestrained dog, reportedly a PIT BULL, ran up to the resident and began attacking her dog.
The officer shot the unrestrained dog twice. The dog was later euthanized at the scene by Animal Control officers.
"The League City officer's actions today as reported are within policy guidelines," said Officer Kelly Williamson, public information officer with the League City Police Department.
According to Williamson, the department did not have any previous complaints regarding the dog.
The owner of the dog will be cited for "animal at large," which is a Class C misdemeanor. The owner of the dog that was attacked was not harmed, but the extent of her dog's injuries were not immediately available.
The attack occurred in the 800 block of Center Pointe Drive.