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Man Who Fires On Police Dog Is Shot And Killed By Police
Police shot and killed a man in Anaheim today after he shot a police dog in the face.
The incident happened at 1:45 p.m. when officers went to search for a man on probation at La Palma Avenue and Citron Street, KTLA reports. Two men who were with the man ran away and fired on police. Police retreated to their car.
One man returned and fired on the police car, and police called in the SWAT team to set up a perimeter. A police K-9 named Bruno found one of the men as they searched the area, and he fired on the dog. Police then shot and killed the man. The man's name has not been released.
The dog was taken into surgery, according to a tweet from the Anaheim Police Department.
**Update** Our K9 Bruno is currently in surgery.— Anaheim PD (@AnaheimPD) March 20, 2014
The dog is expected to survive, according to CBS Los Angeles. It is unknown what happened to the man on probation and the other man who shot at police officers.