ESCANABA, MI-- Escanaba police have shot and killed a dog they say tried to attack a pregnant woman.
Tuesday around 12:20 p.m. the Department of Public Safety received a call that a loose pit bull charged the woman on the 300 block of South 15th Street. When an officer responded the dog cornered him in a back yard, then attacked. The officer shot the pit bull twice and it fell, but jumped up and ran away.
After a brief search officers located the injured dog, which subsequently died from the gunshot wounds.