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Dog shot by San Francisco police in Sunnydale community

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Another dog has been shot by police, San Francisco Examiner reported April 25.

A pit bull was shot by San Francisco police officers in the Sunnydale neighborhood on Thursday, police said Friday.

San Francisco police open fired on what they say was a charging pit bull when they answered a call Thursday night in the 100 block of Brookdale Avenue.

Officer were responding to a call around 9:20 p.m. when a pit bull from a nearby residence is reported as charging.

Despite officers open firing on the dog, striking it in the leg, the dog is not reported to have received any life threatening injuries.

According to SFAppeal.com, the dog was picked up by Animal Care and Control, and was taken for treatment of its injuries.

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