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Published February 12, 2013, 04:28 PM

St. Paul Officers fatally shoot man who killed police dog

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have shot and killed a man after he allegedly fatally stabbed a St. Paul police dog.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have shot and killed a man after he allegedly fatally stabbed a St. Paul police dog.

Police spokesman Sgt. Paul Paulos says law enforcement agencies went to a home about 1 p.m. Tuesday to talk to a person of interest. Officers went inside and the police dog found the man in the basement.

Police say the dog was fatally stabbed, and authorities shot and killed the man.

The Star Tribune reports St. Paul police, the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshal's office responded to the incident.

No other details were immediately released.

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