ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tests show a dog shot by Albuquerque police after it bit three teenagers did not have rabies.
KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1iP5J8b) that results from a state laboratory test on the dog indicate the canine did not suffer from rabies.
Authorities say officers shot the dog Feb. 24 near a school in southwest Albuquerque as it lunged at an officer.
They say the dog had bitten a 15-year-old and a 17-year-old who were walking home and a 17-year-old getting off a school bus.
All three were bitten on the ankle but they had no serious injuries.
According to police, the dog had been foaming at the mouth.
Information from: KOAT-TV, http://www.thenewmexicochannel.com/index.html