COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Commerce City officer who shot and killed two dogs will be back on the job this week.
The incident happened on 60th Avenue between Newport an Oneida streets just before 8 p.m. last Wednesday.READ MORE: Watch The Derek Chauvin Trial Live
Two officers saw the dogs attacking a woman. One of them ended up shooting the dogs.
“This was not an overzealous cop with a gun. This was a guy watching a little woman be attacked by a big dog and did the only thing that he could’ve done,” the woman’s boyfriend Jayson Emo said.READ MORE: PHOTOS: ID Verification Company Shares Pics With CBS4 Of Costume Masks Worn By Unemployment Fraudsters
Both of the officers have been on paid leave since the shooting happened.
The owner of the dogs was cited.MORE NEWS: Stakeholders Considering Fees For 'Loved To Death' 14er Quandary Peak
The woman who was attacked was treated for several bites.