El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPCSO) officials say that one of their deputies shot a dog Tuesday morning, near Eastlake High School.
According to EPCSO, the incident occurred Tuesday morning, May 16, shortly after 11 a.m. The news release states that El Paso County Sheriff’s Animal Control responded to the 400 block of Duskwood St. in reference to a vicious dog..
When Animal Control arrived, they attempted to impound the dog, but the officer was unable to restrain the dog and requested assistance from deputies.
Shortly after arriving, one of the responding EPCSO deputies did fire his duty weapon killing the dog. The incident is currently under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office Shooting Review Team.
No other information was released.