Man shoots at aggressive dog, strikes neighbor in leg

(Information from: KOMO-AM,

SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state man who tried to shoot an aggressive dog instead fired a shot that hit his neighbor.

KOMO-television reports the shooting occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Federal Way.

Police say a man tried to shoot an aggressive pit bull in the area.

A bullet hit his neighbor in the leg.

The neighbor was transported to Harborview Medical Center.

Police say the injury is not life-threatening.

The shooting is under investigation.