NEAR FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A Broward Sheriff deputy was forced to fire his gun at an aggressive dog who was trying to attack him and others in a Broward neighborhood.

According to BSO’s Keyla Concepcion, an aggressive pitbull was chasing after people in the 1500 block of NW 27th Avenue near Fort Lauderdale on Friday shortly after noon.

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One of the victims being chased by the dog jumped on a county bus to escape and another person had to run across the street.

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When a deputy arrived, the dog went after him too, which led the officer to fire at the dog and kill it.

Nobody else was hurt.

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The dog’s owner, who lives at 2660 NW 15 Ct., is being charged for having a dog running at large and will receive a notice to appear in court, said Concepcion.  The owner will also face fines by Animal Control.