Florida deputy attempting to shoot attacking dog shoots his own foot!

The Fife Files

DATELINE: PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. – A police spokesperson said a deputy went to the home on Arrowhead Drive at about 7 p.m. looking for a runaway who has been found at the home in the past. 

The Sheriff’s Office said the deputy walked into the yard, knocked on the front door and that’s when he heard a dog barking inside.

The spokesperson said the dog ran after the deputy, and before he could back out of the yard, the dog charged at him and bit him in his ankle.

As the deputy tried to shoot the dog, the dog moved away and the cop shot himself in the foot.

The officer was taken to the hospital. Word is, that he’ll be alright.

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