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Pit Bull Is Killed After Attacking, Injuring 2 People, Charging at Officers

A pit bull was shot and killed by a Taylor Mill Police officer late Thursday night.

Police were called to the 700 block of Saint Matthews Circle just before midnight after receiving a report of an active dog attack.

There, they found a man in the back yard yelling, being attacked by the dog.

When officers yelled at the dog, the pit bull then charged at them, a news release said.

One officer opened fire and killed the animal.

The officers later found a woman inside the home, also suffering from injuries from a dog attack.

Both people were transported to local hospitals for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The Taylor Mill Police said that the department is still investigating.

-Staff report

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