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News Release

Friday, January 19, 2007

Media Relations

Off-Duty Officer Attacked by Dog

Los Angeles: An off-duty LAPD officer shot and missed a dog which was advancing toward him in a threatening manner.

On January 18, 2007, at about 5:30 A.M., the off-duty officer was walking to his car after work in the 1900 block of 2nd Street. The officer was confronted by an aggressive dog. He pulled out his duty weapon and fired one round in the direction of the dog. The bullet missed the dog, and the dog ran away.

The officer is Felipe Pardo, 9 years with the Department, assigned to Hollenbeck Area.

Hollenbeck Detectives are conducting the investigation. For further information, please contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.