Dog shot while defending its owner in home invasion

Des Moines police are looking for suspects in a home invasion.They say a dog fought…

Des Moines police are looking for suspects in a home invasion.They say a dog fought off the intruders early Wednesday morning at an apartment on Indianola Avenue, south of downtown.Police say two armed suspects kicked in a woman’s door as she and the dog were returning from a walk. The woman’s dog attacked the suspects and was shot. Police said the suspects then fled the scene.Officers rushed the dog to an emergency vet hospital, but it died of its injuries.Detectives are investigating, and no arrests have been made so far.Look for updates to this developing story on the KCCI Breaking News and Weather App.

Des Moines police are looking for suspects in a home invasion.

They say a dog fought off the intruders early Wednesday morning at an apartment on Indianola Avenue, south of downtown.

Police say two armed suspects kicked in a woman’s door as she and the dog were returning from a walk. The woman’s dog attacked the suspects and was shot.

Police said the suspects then fled the scene.

Officers rushed the dog to an emergency vet hospital, but it died of its injuries.

Detectives are investigating, and no arrests have been made so far.

Look for updates to this developing story on the KCCI Breaking News and Weather App.