D.C. police shoot at dogs running loose in Capitol Hill, one dead

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D.C. police shot at two dogs in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, killing one animal and injuring the other, authorities said.

About 2:15 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report of two pit bulls running around the area of 8th Street and C Street NE. The dogs had reportedly attacked several people and another dog at 10th and C Streets, according to First District Command Jeff Brown.

The officers fired their weapons at the dogs. One dog died at the scene, and the second was wounded and taken by animal control officers.

One woman was injured and treated at scene, police said.

Police are still investigating  and the owners may be cited, Brown said.


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