Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Bozeman officer cleared in dog shooting

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In August, a Bozeman police officer shot a dog twice with a shotgun when the dog charged at him. An internal investigation has cleared him of any wrongdoing.

Witness reports:
- Dog had circled and lunged at an individual and their child, sparking the 911 call
- Dog had chased a skateboarder
- One witness claimed the dog was not charging and force was excessive.
- Dog was 6' from officer

The officer claims the dog was charging at him.

The dog was shot twice, then pepper sprayed, then tasered and finally sent to a vet where he

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