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LAPD officers shoot dog while serving warrant [Updated]

October 12, 2010 |  1:41 pm

Los Angeles police serving a search warrant in Reseda shot a dog after the canine charged them, authorities said Tuesday.

[Corrected at 2:13 p.m.: An earlier version of this post said the dog had been killed. Its condition is unknown.]

The incident was reported around 1 p.m. in the 7100 block of Bothwell Road, said LAPD spokeswoman Norma Eisenman.

As the two officers were serving the warrant, Eisenman said, the dog charged toward them. Both fired, striking the dog, she said.

The officers were not hurt. The dog's condition was not immediately available.

-- Andrew Blankstein

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