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18 Jan 2021 7:36
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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    Police are considering laying charges against a man for reportedly shooting a police dog yesterday in Tangowahine, north of Dargaville

    Police are considering laying charges against a man for reportedly shooting a police dog yesterday in Tangowahine, north of Dargaville


    Police were pursing a man wanted for drug and firearm charges - and shot him three times after the dog was fired on.

    The dog, which has name suppression, was rushed to a vet in Auckland's Mt Albert, with critical injuries to its jaw.

    It will have further assessments by specialists.

    The man remains in a stable condition in Auckland City Hospital.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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