Dog attacks man attempting to rob owner

Posted at 10:17 AM, Sep 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-27 12:07:18-04

The Killeen Police Department said a dog attacked a man who attempted to rob the dog's owner on Tuesday around 7:34 p.m. near the 1300 block of S. 2nd St. 

Police said the 25-year-old male suspect was armed with a handgun and attempted to rob the victim. The victim fought back against the suspect. 

During the fight, the suspect fired a single shot that struck a nearby vehicle's tire. 

The suspect was also bitten by the victim's dog during the fight. 

The suspect fled the scene while being pursued by witnesses. 

Officers recovered the suspect’s weapon and discovered it had been reported stolen in College Station.

The suspect was treated on scene for the dog bite and transported to Killeen Police Department Jail. 

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