PINE LAWN, Mo (KMOV.com) – Police said an officer shot a dog to death while chasing suspects in Pine Lawn on Tuesday.
Police said officers were called to the 3700 block of Avondale Avenue after getting reports of kids fighting.
The suspects fled when the officers arrived, and police pursued.
Police said an officer was chased by a vicious dog after the pursuit went through a family's yard.
That's when officers fired at the dog, striking it twice and killing it.
Police are now investigating what led up to the shooting.