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Officer Shot by Partner During Dog Attack

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A parole officer was shot by her partner during a routine search for a parolee. The officer was shot when the other officer was attempting to fend off an attacking pit bull.

 The incident occurred at a home where three people were detained. The officers found a locked door at the back of the house and thought another parolee was hiding within. When the door was opened, however, a pit bull attacked the officers.

The shot officer was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury while the another officer was taken in with dog bite wounds. The dog was taken to the pound.

If you have been attacked and injured by a dog, please contact the Lake Geneva dog bite injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 1-800-275-1729 to discuss your case and to determine your legal options.