Crime and Police

Regina police fire three shots at dog while responding to 911 call

Regina Police Service vehicle. Photo: Regina Police.

The Regina Police Service is advising the public of the discharge of a police firearm after an officer shot at a dog on Monday night.

Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Victoria Avenue, at approximately 8:50 p.m., for a report of a 911 call from a female asking for help.

According to a media release, when officers arrived on scene an aggressive dog ran towards the two members as they approached the back of the house. An officer fired three rounds at the dog.

The dog retreated and its owner came outside to restrain the animal. The dog was not injured.

The dog was secured in a room inside the house and police were able to continue their investigation without further incident.