Man Charged After Dog Fatally Shot By Police In West Englewood

CHICAGO (CBS) — A south suburban man has been charged after a Chicago Police officer responded to his location Sunday night and fatally shot a dog in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

Issac J. Kelly, 24, faces one felony count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, according to Chicago Police.

Officers responded shortly after 7 p.m. to a call of a person with a gun in the 6600 block of South Paulina, according to Chicago Police.

While at the scene, “an officer discharged his weapon to destroy a dog,” police said.

A weapon was recovered and one person, identified as Kelly, was taken into custody, police said. Additional details were not provided.

Bond was set at $250,000 for Kelly, who lives in Monee, during a hearing Monday, according to Cook County sheriff’s office records. His next court date was scheduled for Sept. 5.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2016. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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