Racine County Sheriff’s Office investigating dog attack and shooting


RCSOOn 03-06-16 at 2:49 P.M. the Racine County Communications Center received a 911 call for a dog bite complaint. The complainant, an off duty Sheriffs deputy, reported that he was on a walking path with his wife and a small lap dog near the Union Grove Water Treatment Plant when a large white dog came out of a wooded area charging towards the couple. The complainant stated his wife picked up their dog and the unrestrained white dog attacked her and the dog she was holding.

The off duty deputy feared for the safety of his wife and shot the attacking dog which ran away and was later found deceased.

The victim was treated for minor injuries on scene by rescue personnel.

This incident is still under investigation