A pair of pit bulls attack and kill a 10 year old chihuahua in Harrisburg. The dogs freed themselves from their owners’ yard in the 300 block of Hamilton Street at about 4 am Thursday and attacked the chihuahua in the neighboring yard. The dogs also showed aggressive behavior towards a passerby. No people were injured.
The dogs were still in an aggressive, attacking mode when city police arrived on the scene. One officer fired two shots at the dogs injuring one of them.
The dogs owner surrendered both animals to the city animal control officer. The dogs were euthanized. Charges against the owner are pending.