Texas officer kills dog, owner to receive citations

The dog tore the pants of one of the two people it attacked

By Denise Blaz
Abilene Reporter-News

ABILENE, Texas — The owner of a pit bull that was shot and killed by an Abilene police officer Tuesday afternoon will receive two tickets, said Abilene Police Department spokesman George Spindler Wednesday.

According to police, the dog was killed in the 800 block of Mulberry Street about 1 p.m. Tuesday after it attacked two people. The dog tore the pants of one of the people, said Spindler.

No one was bitten, said Spindler.

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