Pit bull shot in Colorado traffic stop | VailDaily.com

Pit bull shot in Colorado traffic stop

DACONO, Colorado ” A pit bull belonging to a suspected drunk driver got away Sunday after being shot and Tasered by police.

The shooting happened near Dacono after police were able to stop 32-year-old Raul Sanchez of Platteville following a chase.

The Colorado State Patrol said Sanchez got out of his car and then a pit bull jumped out of the driver’s side window and charged at officers.

A Frederick police officer used a stun gun on the dog but then the animal charged at a Dacono police officer. That officer shot the dog, who then ran away.

Sanchez was arrested and taken to the Weld County jail.

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