Secret Service agent shoots dog to death on Brooklyn street

Adam Warner
January 14, 2020 - 7:23 am
Secret service agent shoots dog

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – An off-duty Secret Service agent shot and killed a dog in Brooklyn on Monday night, police said.

The agent told police he was walking on East 8th Street and turning at Caton Place in Windsor Terrace shortly before 10 p.m. when he ran into a man and woman walking a female Belgian Shepherd.

The agent said the dog was charging and barking at him while off-leash, so he pulled out his gun and shot her.

The owner has said the dog was on a leash, and a photo by Daily Beast reporter Harry Siegel shows a leash next to a bloody white sheet on the sidewalk.

Citizen App video shows the dog under a white sheet on the corner of the two streets as police investigate a short distance away.

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A witness told the Daily News he saw the dog’s furious owner cursing and ranting at the agent after the shooting.

The Secret Service told The Daily Beast in a statement: “An off duty Secret Service employee was involved in the shooting of an unleashed dog in Brooklyn, NY this evening. As this is an ongoing NYPD investigation, the Secret Service will not have further comment.”

The agent was taken to Lutheran Hospital for an evaluation, sources told the News.

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