Puppycide

Police Respond to Home Alarm, Kill Dogs

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A Winston-Salem police officer shot and killed a dog Thursday after it and two other dogs acted aggressively, police said.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 5400 block of Novack Street. The officer was treated at Forsyth Medical Center for his injuries and released.

Officers were responding to a house alarm when three dogs ran out of the garage, police said. At least two bit the officer, police said.