Dog shot at, grazed by Chicago cop it tried to bite during domestic call in Gresham, police say.

Officers were responding to a call in the 7800 block of South Ashland Avenue around 1:30 a.m. when the dog tried to bite one officer, police said.

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A dog attempting to bite a Chicago police officer was grazed when the officer opened fire April 17, 2022 on the South Side.

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A dog trying to bite a Chicago police officer who was responding to a domestic call early Sunday in Gresham on the South Side was grazed by a shot the officer fired, the police said.

Officers were responding to a report about a person with a knife in the 7800 block of South Ashland Avenue around 1:30 a.m., the police said, and the dog tried to bite one of them, who then shot at it.

The officer wasn’t hurt, and the dog was treated for a graze wound, according to the police.

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