NLV Police Shoot, Kill Dog During Pursuit

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- North Las Vegas police shot and killed a suspect's dog while pursuing him in response to a call about a fight, department officials confirmed this morning.

Police responded to a family fight around 9 a.m. in the 500 block of Rancho Del Mar. One of the suspects ran from the scene into his yard and police pursued. That's where the dog attacked the officer, and was then shot and killed by the officer after biting him multiple times. The officer was taken for medical treatment and the suspect remains on the loose.


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