BEAUMONT, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say a Riverside County man was shot and killed by SWAT officers after he shot and wounded a police dog.
The Riverside County Press-Enterprise says (http://bit.ly/TMPSoX ) a woman reported her husband was trying to kill her at her home Monday.
Sheriff's deputy Albert Martinez says Beaumont officers found the man outside the home. He avoided contact with authorities by going into the garage.
The California Highway Patrol was called for backup, and arrived with a canine unit.
A dog was sent into the garage and was shot, and was able to return to its handler before being taken to a veterinary clinic. The dog is expected to survive.
After hours of failed negotiations, SWAT officers arrived and shot the man while he was trying to break into the residence.
Information from: The Press-Enterprise, http://www.pe.com
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