Police shoot at dog while investigating possible shooting

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas Metropolitan police shot at a dog Wednesday morning while investigating a report of a two people armed with a handgun and shooting into a vacant building.

According to Metro, they received the report at 9:11 a.m. on a possible shooting in the 9600 block of West Tropicana Avenue, between Grand Canyon Drive and Fort Apache Road.

As the suspects ran from the area, police said, a dog that was with them charged at one of the officers. An officer fired a shot at the dog which ran off. Both suspects were taken into custody and the dog was also later found uninjured.

Police said the men were firing airsoft guns at the building. There is no word yet on what, if any, charges they will face.

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