Owner suing after NYPD officer fatally shoots beloved dog in the Bronx

BELMONT, Bronx (WABC) -- A grieving dog owner in the Bronx is now planning to sue the NYPD after an officer shot and killed her beloved pet.

The deadly encounter was caught on camera in the Belmont section.

The dog's owner opened the door after hearing police in the hall.

When the pit bull walked towards an officer, wagging its tail, the officer shot it in the head.

The owner, Yvonne Rosado, is suing the department and the city.

The NYPD says it's investigating the incident.
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