Please note: Over-the-air viewers in South Bend need to re-scan televisions on Friday, October 18 to continue to receive ABC57, MyMichiana, Telemundo, MeTV, Decades, Movies!, Start TV and ThisTV and most other local channels in addition to WBND/WMYS. Those viewers unable to currently receive these stations over-the-air should see improved reception on October 18. Cable and satellite viewers are not impacted.

Further information on the re-scan can be found at:

Tip Line: 574-344-5557 |

Police: Dog shot after biting 6-year-old

SOUTH BEND, Ind.—According to South Bend Police, a dog was shot after biting a 6-year-old on Sunday.

Officers responded to the 400 block of S. Gladstone around 6 p.m. for reports of an animal bite and someone shooting a dog.

Officers found a 6-year-old boy with a cut on his head. The boy’s father reported shooting at the dog as he thought the dog was going for the boy’s neck, police said.

The dog was reportedly shot in the paw, according to police.

The boy was taken to the hospital and the dog was taken to an emergency veterinarian.

According to police, the dog’s owner reported that the dog was let out accidentally and started running around as she and a family member chased it, along with the 6-year-old.

The owner also told police that the dog bit the 6-year-old, police said.

Share this article:
Save with
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?


Post a comment
Be the first to leave a comment!
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?