May 12, 2021

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Deputy kills attacking canine, then kills angry operator, law enforcement say

HILLSDALE COUNTY, MI – A man and his canine have been shot and killed by police Wednesday night when an animal-at-huge criticism quickly escalated into an animal attack adopted by a police taking pictures in Hillsdale County, law enforcement say.

A Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Workplace Deputy was dispatched at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, to a dog-at-significant criticism at a residence in the 6500 block of S. Edon Highway in Reading Township, in accordance to the Michigan State Law enforcement.

The deputy arrived at the residence and was promptly attacked by the doggy and bitten, major the deputy to fatally shoot the animal, law enforcement stated.

The dog’s operator, 32-yr-outdated Oscar Herrera, was upset the deputy shot his pet dog and confronted him armed with a knife, in accordance to police. The deputy shot Herrera as effectively, police mentioned.

He was pronounced lifeless at the scene, police reported.

The deputy was taken to an location hospital to be addressed for puppy bite accidents. Outside of stating the deputy has a lot more than 7 decades of knowledge in regulation enforcement, he is not staying determined at this time, law enforcement explained.

Detectives with the Michigan State Police To start with District Special Investigation Segment are investigating the shooting and will submit its discovering to the Hillsdale County Prosecutor’s Office environment for evaluation when done.

The deputy is on administrative depart with the shooting investigation continues to be open, police stated.

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