Evansville police officers were chasing after a suspect on foot. They asked a couple if they could enter their home, permission was given. When the family's dog began to act agitated, police told the couple to place their dog in the backyard.
This is where things get sketchy.
According to the owners, they were not told that there was a police officer in or near their backyard's gate. According to police, the dog immediately charged and busted through the gate where an officer was standing.
The dog bit the officer on the arm and the officer responded by shooting the dog 7-8 times.