Saturday afternoon around 3:15 Barrie Police received a call about a woman being attacked by a dog.
Officers arrived at the parking lot of a funeral home on Worsley Street to find the dog viciously biting the arms of the victim and not responding to commands.
Police were unable to subdue the dog and multiple shots were fired. The dog died at the scene.
The female victim, who was the dog’s owner, was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.