Rocky Mountain News
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A Denver police officer shot and killed a pit bull Sunday morning when it attacked him as he tried to arrest a man at a motel off East Colfax Avenue.
The officer was taken by ambulance to Denver Health Medical Center with a serious injury to his left hand. His name was not released by police. The officer was in fair condition at the hospital, said Detective John White, police spokesman.
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