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The Jacksonville Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting of a dog on the Fourth of July. 

Officers responded to a call involving illegal use of fireworks on Heath Lane.

The call led to an officer shooting a German shepherd, according to the Jacksonville Police Department. 

The dog was killed. 

Officials are conducting a departmental administrative inquiry into the incident as a standard procedure.

The matter is under investigation. Officials are planning a news conference about the event on Friday.

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