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Pit bull bites person, shot by police

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WATERLOO (KWWL)-- Waterloo Police say an officer was forced to shoot a pit bull Saturday afternoon.

Police were called to assist animal control in the 1800 block of Commercial Street around 2:30 Saturday afternoon.

That's after a pit bull that was running lose bit a person pushing a baby stroller.  While trying to capture the dog, police say the animal attempted to attack a police officer. That's when the officer fired at the dog.

It was taken to the humane society and had to be euthanized because of its injuries.

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