June 8, 2014
A police officer in South Carolina shot and killed a dog to save the life of another dog, Fox Carolina reported June 8.
According to an incident report, the responding officer arrived to find a brindle coated pit bull biting the property owners dog. The officer shot the attacking dog three times, killing the dog and stopping the attack.
The owner of the dog killed was located and agreed she will be responsible for the costs of veterinary treatment of the dog attacked. No word is available as to whether the owner will be ticketed.