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Police: Dog shot and killed during fight

It happened Sunday morning in the 200 block of Amherst Avenue.
SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) - Syracuse Police are investigating an incident in which a pit bull was shot and killed on Sunday morning.

It happened about 7:40 a.m. in the 200 block of Amherst Avenue.

Police said a fight broke out at a house party which ran into the early morning.
 
According to police, people were fighting over the fee for the disc jockey.

The fight eventually spilled into the street.  One man suffered non-life threatening injuries during the fight.

At some point, someone brought out the pit bull named Chocolate.

Police said a black male suspect allegedly pulled out a handgun and shot and killed dog.

Detectives are following several leads to identify and locate the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Syracuse Police Department at 442-5222.

All calls will be kept confidential.
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