LEHIGH ACRES, FL-- A Florida deputy shot a wild hog that was menacing a Lehigh Acres neighborhood Friday morning.
A caller to 911 said the hog, estimated to be 150-175 pounds, was grunting and threatening a woman and her dog.
She said she had to head back into her house to escape the animal.
Cell phone video also showed the hog after it chased two young girls out of their yard and back into their home.
A deputy arrived and saw the hog wandering around the neighborhood.
The deputy witnessed similar aggressive behavior in the animal and used a shotgun to put the hog down.
The Department of Transportation had the animal removed.
The sheriff's office will review the deputy's use of the gun in this case, as they do every time a weapon is discharged, to ensure it met department guidelines.
Reported by: Meaghan Smith/WBBH
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