A United States Secret Service spokesperson described the canine as “unrestrained and aggressive” however declined to offer extra particulars, citing the continuing investigation. A regulation enforcement supply instructed CNN that the canine was carrying a leash however was unsecured from its proprietor who was not current.
In response to an inquiry concerning the incident, the New York Police Division confirmed to CNN that it responded to a report of photographs fired on Caton Place round 9:45 p.m. ET however declined to remark additional.
Walker Blankinship, 51, the supervisor of Kensington Stables, mentioned he was exterior the close by stables when he heard a gunshot.
“There have been three individuals throughout the road,” Blankinship instructed CNN.
“One particular person was cursing and saying ‘I can not consider you (expletive) let it off,'” he mentioned.
He did not notice there was a canine concerned till emergency automobiles arrived and he noticed personnel transfer the animal, coated up by a sheet, into one of many automobiles, Blankinship mentioned.