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Austin police shoot and kill pit bull described by owner as ‘docile’

Police are investigating the fatal shooting by officers of a dog in Texas. Two Austin police officers responded about 8:30 p.m. Friday to an auto theft call when they encountered the pit bull terrier outside a home. The officers said the animal charged them while they were walking in the…

Oklahoma family says cop fatally shot their dog and bragged ‘it was awesome’

An Oklahoma family said a police officer shot and killed their dog last week and then bragged about it afterward. Sarah Brown said her family’s 2-year-old pit bull, Cali, escaped the yard of their Ardmore home Wednesday, and police said neighbors reported the dog running loose. Police said the dog…