May 27, 2007 Elgin: Cop shot by fellow officer in Elgin

Pit bull killed after charging at police

Elgin - An Elgin police officer was shot in the leg by a fellow officer Thursday after a pit bull charged at them while they were trying to serve an arrest warrant, officials said.
The pit bull was killed by police gunfire.
Smith said Ericson, a nine-year veteran of the department, may have been struck by a ricochet.

By Mark Shuman and Amanda Marrazzo
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