DAVIE, FLA. (WSVN) - A dog has been shot in Davie after, police said, it got loose and approached a person, Friday night.

According to Davie Police, the dog got loose and ran out the front door while its owner was starting a walk, on the 6100 block of SW 41st Place, around 5:30 p.m.

The dog approached a person, who then shot the dog in the leg, police said.

The shooter, who had a concealed weapons permit, was not injured.

The dog is currently recovering at Pet Express Animal Hospital.

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