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Police Officer Shoots and Kills Two Pit Bulls

Springfield PoliceSPRINGFIELD (WGGB) — Springfield Police say one of their officers shot and killed two pit bulls who were attacking residents.

Police responded to a complaint in the lower Forest Park area about two violent pit bulls at around 8:30 Saturday morning.

Police say the dogs were trying to attack people and eventually came at the officers.

One officer shot and killed both of the dogs on Belmont Ave.

Police say that they are looking into the situation.

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