Las Cruces Police investigate after officer shoots dog

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – An investigation is underway after an officer-involved shooting in southern New Mexico left a dog dead.

Las Cruces Police were investigating a suspicious car Monday morning when an officer says a Pit Bull charged at him in an aggressive manner.

This is the third time police shot a dog there this year.

Back in September, a dog was shot when police say it got out of a yard and attacked another officer.

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