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Officer, dog injured in North Waco chase

Posted at 2:09 PM, Jun 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-22 19:57:56-04

WACO, TX — An officer was taken to a hospital after a chase Friday afternoon.

Waco police said the incident happened at 63rd and Bosque Avenue. Police said a carjacking suspect was arrested but a passenger in the vehicle took off.

An officer suffered a knee injury during the chase. A dog in the backyard of a home in the area attacked Waco police's K-9 and was shot.

The officer was taken to the hospital and the dog taken to a local veterinarian. All other officers and K-9s were uninjured.

Police are still searching for the passenger at this time.