A dog shot and killed by a cop could have been a threat to bite
officers. That's the opinion of the Omaha police union
Our Sister Station WOWT, Channel Six News, first showed the exclusive video of the incident last month.
A man walking the family pet in a search area ignored orders to
stop so police arrested him and an officer shot and killed the
Omaha Police Union President Sgt. John Wells told Fact Finders, “Based on the video I don’t see that the officers acted inappropriately.”
But the dog owner’s sister takes a different view, “I think the officer was wrong shooting Teela. She wouldn’t hurt anybody.”