Charleston, Rhode Island
An officer looking for a stray horse encountered a dog described as a German Shepherd. The dog was on his property and charged at the officer. The officer shot at the dog three times, hitting him twice and killing him. The officer was injured during a fall but will be okay.
The dog has a history of aggression and has bitten before. The owner of the dog also has been investigated multiple times regarding a draft horse in his custody.
The owner claims the dog was chained at the time of the shooting.