Jul 1, 2008 Cop Justified in Killing Pit Bull, Chief Says

Virden - The weekend shooting of a pit bull by a city police officer was justified, Police Chief Scott Mayeda said Tuesday.

The Virden Police Animal Control has a prior citation against the same dog following an investigation of the dog biting a person from 2006, Mayeda said. The dog was identified as a pit bull at the time of the 2006 incident.