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SWAT shoots dog during search of residence

January 2, 2020 GMT

MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey SWAT team member shot and killed a dog while executing a search warrant, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

The dog displayed aggressive behavior and the SWAT member shot the dog once, according to the prosecutor’s office.

The prosecutor’s office did not say why they were executing a search.

The New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice Internal Affairs Unit, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office are investigating.