Crime

Colorado Springs man's dog shot during home invasion robbery

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

Police rushed to the 700 block of East Vermijo Avenue late Thursday evening after reports of a home invasion.

The victim told officers a man entered his home with a gun and demanded cash.

One of the victim’s two dogs was shot by the suspect. The victim says he gave the man the cash he had on hand, and the suspect ran.

Police tried to track the thief with a police dog but they were unable to locate him.  He is described as a black male approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, 180 pounds and wearing all black clothing. He was armed with a silver semi-automatic handgun.


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