From Alamogordo Daily News
At approximately 9:13 p.m. (August 8), ADPS officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of 22nd Street in reference to a call of shots fired. Officers made contact at the residence and learned the resident had shot a pit bull that was attacking his dog in the alley behind the home. The owner of the pit bull was identified as a resident in the same block. Animal Control officers removed the dead dog from the alley and the injured dog was transported to a veterinarian clinic for injuries sustained in the attack. Charges are pending at this time.