Officer shoots dog while raiding wrong house for drugs

    A Philadelphia Police officer killed a dog last night as he and fellow officers raided the wrong home in West Philadelphia. Officers entered 4213 Pennsgrove Street — a home nextdoor to the actual target.

    Fox29 reports the officer was attacked by a dog, which he then shot and killed. The officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

     

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