An incident with a dog ends with shots fired.
It was on Thursday, April 30th when the Marshfield Police Department responded to a residence in the northwest part of the city for reports of a loose dog acting aggressively towards pedestrians.
Upon the officers arrival, the dog aggressively charged the officer on two occasions. As a result, the officer defended himself using his firearm, discharging 4 rounds. The dog received minor injuries from the encounter as did the officer. A link to the body camera can be found if you CLICK HERE.
Citations were issued to the owner for animal running at large and for failure to license a pet. The owners will also be required to have muzzle placed on their pet when it is outdoors. No adults were home at the time of this incident,