Shots fired, dog wounded during Hilltop neighborhood barricade situation

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Shots were fired and a dog was wounded Friday night during a barricade situation on the west side of Columbus.

The incident occurred at 8:14 p.m. on Friday when Columbus police were dispatch to 665 S. Harris Ave. on a shots fired call that was detected by Shot Spotter.

After speaking with a witness, officers approached the address on foot and were met with gunfire by a suspect at the address, according to police.

An officer returned fire and a barricade ensued, police said.

Officers surrounded the home and additional officers arrived to assist. While officers were securing the scene, a dog was released from the location and another officer fired their weapon, wounding the dog, according to police.

Officers removed the occupants of the home safely, police said.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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