N.S. police investigate incident after dog shot by officers returns home

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BRIDGEWATER, N.S. - A dog shot by police in a Nova Scotia community as it was ravaging a baby deer is back home with its owner.
Bridgewater deputy police chief John Collyer says the animal slinked it's way home sometime Thursday.
Collyer says the owner then took it to a veterinarian who treated it for a gunshot wound - the bullet apparently passed through the animal without hitting any vital organs.
Collyer says the husky doesn't have rabies and police are still looking into the incident.
The dog had taken off after a cat when it picked up the scent of the fawn in the area of Olympiad Avenue.
It was in the middle of a "killing frenzy" and officers were concerned for the people who were trying to help the deer when they made the decision to shoot the dog.

Geographic location: Nova Scotia, Olympiad Avenue

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