WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A police officer shot and killed a dog in Northwest, D.C. on Wednesday, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

The incident happened in the 200 block of Gallatin Street NW. Police say officers were responding to a report of a dog biting incident.

Police say the officer was not injured during the shooting.

No further information has been released at this time.

We will update this story when more information becomes available.