Anger at police officer who 'called dog over' and shot it three times

An unnamed police officer has come under fire after video footage appears to show him calling over a dog before shooting and killing it with his sidearm.

The officer, from Cleburne, Texas, had been called out to a disturbance where three pitbulls were said to be acting in a very aggressive manner and not letting people exit a vehicle.

But the officer has now been criticised for his handling of the incident after footage from a body camera he was wearing appears to show him making kissing sounds at what look like two fairly sedate dogs before shooting three times.

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