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Off-duty Toledo police officer shoots, kills 'aggressive' dog on his property

The officer fired his city-issued weapon when a pit bull charged after him and his dog outside their home.
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TOLEDO, Ohio — An off-duty Toledo police officer shot and killed an aggressive dog on his property early Sunday.

An officer identified in a police report as C. Schwirzinski notified dispatch of the incident about 2:45 a.m. The report states a medium sized pit bull charged at the officer and his dog while they were outside their home.

The officer fired his city-issued firearm once striking the dog in the head. No injuries were reported, the scene was processed and proper notifications were made, according to the report.

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