NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Staten Island opened fire after they say a dog came at them and bit one of them.
It happened around noon Thursday at Broad and Gordon streets in the Stapleton section.READ MORE: Overnight Gun Violence: 3 Men Shot In Queens, Innocent Woman Shot In Brooklyn, NYPD Says
Police say they were responding to reports of a man with a gun. The man’s dog allegedly lunged towards officers.READ MORE: Suffolk Police: Ganessa Gordon, 18, Reported Missing In Brentwood
When one cop was bit, another fired one shot, which missed the dog.MORE NEWS: 'Best Small Cities In America': New Jersey Communities Make Top 25
It turns out the man they were questioning did not have a gun and no arrests were made.