SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- An LAPD officer shot and wounded a family's pet dog overnight Thursday in South Los Angeles after the animal allegedly bit another officer.
The incident took place outside a home near Normandie Avenue and 45th Street, where two officers were responding to a call in the Vermont Square neighborhood.
After the dog ran out of a house and bit the officer, the officer's partner opened fire.
A woman, apparently the animal's owner, was seen crying at the scene.
According to police, the dog survived and the injured officer is doing fine.
LAPD officer shoots, wounds family's dog while responding to call in South LA