Police in Oakland investigating after dog shot, killed by officer responding to mauling

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Police in Oakland are investigating after an officer shot and killed a dog that attacked a woman Saturday. (KGO-TV)

An Oakland Police officer shot and killed a dog after it charged the officer.

The East Bay Times reports two dogs escaped a yard on the block and tried to attack neighbors.

They chased a woman to her front door. She said she barely made it inside with a possible bite and broken hand.

While an officer interviewed her the dogs returned.

One dog was described as a 50 pound German Shepherd went after the officer who shot and killed it.

Police are still searching for the second dog.
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