From Reason:

DeKalb County, Georgia, police responding to a report of a possible burglar outside a house went to the wrong home, entered through an unlocked rear door, immediately shot and killed the homeowner’s dog, shot the homeowner when he ran into the room and also shot one of their colleagues in the hip. Police Chief James Conroy said he can’t discuss the specifics of the case, but he did say, “We want officers to go out and investigate crimes like this rather than react.”

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