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Officers shot and wounded a charging pit bull

A Pit bull charged officers responding to a disturbance this morning in North Seattle. At approximately 8:30 a.m., officers responded God’s Little Acre in the 12000 block of 33 av NE to a disturbance involving an intoxicated male subject.

While several officers were dealing with the uncooperative male an unleashed pit bull charged towards two of the officers. One officer shot the dog twice in the chest/shoulder area. The dog ran off but was contained nearby until animal control arrived. The injured dog was transported to the local veterinary hospital.  Although bleeding, the dog was in remarkably good condition and actually walked with Animal Control to their vehicle. The two officers were not injured.

Homicide responded and processed the scene. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to Detox.