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Dog shot during armed robbery

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Police said two males robbed the victim at an apartment complex on Sparkman Drive. Police said two males robbed the victim at an apartment complex on Sparkman Drive.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Officers responded to an armed robbery on Sparkman Drive around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim told Huntsville police he was walking into the apartment complex on the 1500 block of Sparkman Drive to visit a friend when two unknown males approached and held him at gunpoint. The victim said one of the robbers went into his pockets and stole his money.

Police said at one point during the robbery, a pit bull from one of the apartments charged the robbers, and one robber shot the dog. Officers said the dog was not killed.

Authorities said the robbers fled the scene in a white SUV. There were no reported injuries, and this investigation is pending.

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