Market Street shut down after BART officer shoots dog in SF, officials say

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Market Street was shut down Friday afternoon after a BART police officer shot a dog that reportedly lunged toward him, police said.

The incident was reported just after 1 p.m., according to the San Francisco Police Department.

According to a BART spokesperson, the officer shot and wounded an unleashed dog after it "aggressively lunged" toward the officer at Civic Center Station.

The dog was wounded and transported to a veterinarian for treatment.

Market Street was temporarily closed at Civic Center Plaza.

No additional information was immediately available.
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