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APD Releases Dash Cam Video Of East Austin Dog Shooting

Updated: Tuesday, May 6 2014, 03:57 PM CDT

***Warning. Graphic video.***

Austin police have released patrol car dash cam video which shows an officer shooting a dog in East Austin.

It happened on Friday, April 18 at around 8:35 p.m. in the 4900 block of Prock Lane, just north of the Springdale Road and Airport Boulevard intersection.

Officers were investigating a possible auto theft when the incident happened, police say.

While officers were in the street approaching the home, the dog reportedly charged them, officials say, and they shot the dog.

Officers on scene say the dog was a pit bull.

No other injuries were reported.

(Video from the Austin Police Department.)

APD Releases Dash Cam Video Of East Austin Dog Shooting

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