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By Miriam Raftery

March 5, 2018 (La Mesa) – La Mesa Police officers responding to a call reporting a domestic dispute on Grape Street this morning had a dog charge at them and fired shots, but did not strike the animal.

La Mesa reports that while one officer fired shots, the other officer was able to get the dog into the patrol car, according to Lieutenant Chad Bell.

The dog was taken to the El Cajon Animal Shelter for evaluation to determine whether the animal is dangerous.

No arrests were made during the visit, at which officers merely found a family dispute, but no evidence that any crime had occurred.

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The Dog

The dog fired shots? Was he a hunting dog?