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San Jose police officers shoot at dogs that charged them

SAN JOSE — Police officers responding to a disturbance call Wednesday opened fire at three dogs who charged at them in the Alum Rock neighborhood, hitting one of the animals in the paw, according law enforcement and media reports.
The dog who was shot, a Rottweiler, was being taken for treatment by its owner, according to NBC Bay Area.
At 5:44 a.m., the officers responded to a home in the 3000 block of Florence Avenue, located near Alum Rock Avenue and South White Road, after receiving a call about a disturbance, according to San Jose police. Two officers were greeted by the charging dogs and opened fire. The dogs retreated to the backyard and hid under a vehicle, according to Officer Gina Tepoorten.
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