La Mesa police open fire at 'aggressive dog' after responding to domestic dispute

A 29-year-old man was shot multiple times and died in a La Mesa shopping center, police said Saturday.
Posted at 10:40 AM, Mar 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-05 16:24:47-05

LA MESA, Calif. (KGTV) - Police officers responding to a domestic dispute in a La Mesa neighborhood Monday morning fired at least one shot during an encounter with "an aggressive dog."

Details on how the situation unfolded remain unclear, but La Mesa police confirmed the gunfire happened some time before 9 a.m. after officers arrived in the 7000 block of Grape Street, near Maple Avenue.

10News learned an officer fired at least one round, but the dog was not struck. No other injuries were reported.

The dog was eventually taken away by police to a local animal shelter for an evaluation.

No arrests were made in the incident.