(Memphis) Thursday afternoon, a Memphis Police officer shot a dog near Spottswood and Highland.
According to the police department, an officer was waved down and saw a dog attacking a 10-year-old boy.
The officer pulled out his gun and shot the dog.
Witnesses say the dog and boy were actually playing and the child was never in danger.
The child was not hurt.
The Labrador was taken to a veterinarian, where it died.