Ottawa Police shoots and kill a dog after it tried to attack a man and his one year old infant son in Sandy Hill, Friday evening.
Police were called around 6:30 pm following a report of dog attack, a statement released by Ottawa Police read.
The police arrived to the neighborhood after notifications to notice an ‘aggressive’ bull mastiff-Rottweiler mix which was running through the neighborhood.
Police said that it had knocked a man and his infant son to the ground and continued to bite the man. The dog was turning towards the infant son when the police had to decide and shoot the dog, in protection of the infant.
The adult suffered attacks on his face, hands and buttock, while the infant suffered minor injuries.