A Clearwater Police officer shot and killed a pit bull dog Saturday morning.
The officer was responding to a complaint about an aggressive dog at a residence at 2172 Coachman Rd. shortly after 6 a.m.
The pit bull charged the officer multiple times and refused to back down, even after the officer used a baton to protect himself. The officer then shot and killed the dog, according to City of Clearwater public safety spokesperson Elizabeth Watts.
The officer was not injured during the incident.
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