Dog shot, killed by NYPD after attack on small dog and lunging at officers

MOTT HAVEN, Bronx (WABC) -- Police shot and killed a Rottweiler following an encounter with another dog in the Bronx on Saturday night.

Citizen App video from the scene showed a heavy police presence after the incident around 6 p.m. near Cypress Avenue and 137th Street.

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Authorities say the Rottweiler first killed a smaller dog before lunging at police.

That is when an NYPD officer shot and killed the dog.

An investigation surrounding the incident is ongoing.

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Officials say the suspect followed the 51-year-old woman on East 48th Street just after 2 p.m. Thursday as she left the governor's office.



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