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Probation officer shoots at dog, injures woman

Posted: 10:47 PM, Jan 01, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-02 03:47:49Z
A woman was injured Friday by a ricocheting bullet after a probation officer shot at a dog during a probation check, according to Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
 
The probation officer was doing a check at a home in the 1300 block of Wallwood Drive in Brandon when the dog got out, according to law enforcement, and he opened fire. 
 
The woman’s husband told ABC Action News she was struck in the chest. He said she was receiving X-rays Friday night.
 
She is the mother of the person the officer was checking on.
 
No further details were provided by law enforcement.