On Thursday, September 14, 2023, at around 4:29 p.m., the Killeen Police Department received a call for assistance from Killeen Paramedics in the 900 block of Brewster Avenue. The paramedics reported an incident where one of their team members had been bitten by a dog. Upon arrival, the Animal Control Unit was dispatched to the scene to handle the situation.
As the Animal Control Unit worked to contain the initial dog, a second dog suddenly attacked and bit one of the Animal Control Officers. In response to this threat, a patrol officer discharged his issued firearm, successfully incapacitating the second dog. The injured Animal Control Officer received medical attention, and the second dog was secured by another member of the Animal Control team.
Fortunately, no other injuries were reported during this incident. Despite their efforts, the officers were unable to establish contact with the owner of the dogs involved.