COLORADO SPRINGS - A Friday morning burglary ended with a police officer shooting a dog.
It happened around 3:45 a.m. in the 1100 block of Sandpiper Drive in Colorado Springs.
Police were looking for a car thief. They attempted talking to a man when a full-grown pit bull charged the officers.
Colorado Springs police say officers tried to get the pit bull to stop charging, but it continued to come at the officers.
An officer shot the dog to prevent them from getting attacked. The dog died from the gunshot wound.
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