PEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN) - Police said an officer fired their weapon at a dog after they were bitten in a Pembroke Pines neighborhood..

The incident happened in the area of the 21600 block of Northwest Thirrd Place, Wednesday morning.

According to Pembroke Pines Police, the officer was serving an injunction at a residence when a dog that was inside became aggressive and bit the officer.

The dog was shot and killed by the officer.

Fire rescue arrived at the scene to treat the officer.

The owner of the deceased dog was taken into custody and was charged with resisting arrest with violence and battery of a law enforcement officer.

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