Deputy kills dog in Rock Hill

Published at 6:21 p.m. on March 5, 2014 | Modified at 6:22 p.m. on March 5, 2014

A York County Sheriff's deputy says he had to shoot and kill a Labrador in the backyard of a Rock Hill home after the dog became aggressive. Deputies were at the home on Clara Street on a routine welfare check call. The dog's owner, Alice Renee McGlone, says she's in disbelief and angry that a deputy shot her dog Scarlett. The dog was on a leash at the time it was killed. McGlone says Scarlett was not aggressive and had never bitten anyone. The sheriff's office says its deputy was threatened by the dog and had no other option but to shoot when the dog aggressively charged him, snarling and baring its teeth. For more information, read the story on heraldonline.com.

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