CHICAGO (CBS) — Police say a Chicago man used a dog to escape officers serving a search warrant in the Englewood neighborhood Tuesday night.
As WBBM Newsradio’s Nancy Harty reports, officers were trying to serve a narcotics search warrant on a man in his apartment near 69th Street and Loomis Boulevard, when he ran out of the building and into the backyard.READ MORE: 'Don't Test Us': Chicago's Mayor Lightfoot On Plans After Chauvin Verdict
Then, police say, the man ordered a dog – possibly a Rottweiler or a pit bull – to attack the officers.
The officers shot wounded the dog, police said.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Verdict: U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, Other Illinois Congress Members Weigh In; 'An Important First Acknowledgment Of Illegal Police Conduct'
Police News Affairs does not know the current condition of the dog, which was taken away by Animal Care and Control.
The suspect got away.MORE NEWS: Mayor Lightfoot Says Justice Has Been Served As Derek Chauvin Is Convicted On All Counts In Death Of George Floyd
LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s Nancy Harty reports