Raging pit bull shot dead by Ottawa cops

Danielle Bell, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:32 AM ET

OTTAWA -- A pit bull that witnesses say was attacking people was shot dead by city police in Gloucester on Thursday.

Shortly before 4 p.m., police responded to a report that a dog had bitten a child, in the Olgilvie and Montreal roads area.

When officers arrived, they did not find a child, but they were charged by a pit bull, according to police.

One officer fired their gun, killing the dog. Police were not injured.


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