Police Officer Fatally Shoots Pit Bull in Chatham

A Chicago Police officer fatally shot a pit bull Friday evening in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

About 8:30 p.m., the “aggressive” dog charged at the officer in the 8200 block of South Maryland, police said.

The officer then shot the dog and killed it, police said. The officer was not injured.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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