By Carolyn Jones
The San Francisco Chronicle
OAKLAND, Calif. — Mary Kate Hallock arrived at her Oakland hills home after running errands Tuesday and found a blue note fluttering on her front door.
"Oakland police responded to your residence to investigate a burglar alarm," the handwritten note read. "While circling the rear perimeter, lab advanced on officers in a threatening manner before being shot and killed."
Calif. cops kill family dog during false burglary alarm