By: KDKA-TV News Staff
ALLENTOWN (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police say that they detained a woman who had a warrant for her arrest while responding to reports of a paintball shooting in the Allentown neighborhood Saturday morning.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Warmer Temperatures Expected This Weekend
Police arrived at the 200 block of Helen Way around 11:45 a.m. Saturday. According to police, there was evidence that there had been a paintball shooting, but no suspects were on the scene. While investigating, police say they found a woman with a warrant for her arrest. Police described the woman as “combative,” in their report, and her dog allegedly nipped at one of the officers.
Police say they fired a warning shot in the dog’s direction, causing it to flee the scene. Police say they eventually pepper-sprayed the woman and detained her.READ MORE: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Taking Action Against Bank Overdraft Fees
Medics showed up to evaluate both the officers and the woman. Animal Control was called to find the missing dog. As of 3:20 p.m. Saturday, the dog was found and taken to a veterinarian to receive treatment for a gunshot wound.
The woman’s identity or the charges pressed against her are unknown at this time.MORE NEWS: West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin To Support Effort To Overturn Vaccine Requirement For Businesses
Stay with KDKA as we follow this developing story.