Family pet killed during home invasion

May 20, 2009 4:56:41 AM PDT
A family pet was killed in a home invasion in northwest Harris County.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Investigators report three masked men fired a shotgun to blast a hole in the front door of an apartment on FM 529 near Highway 6 last night. The gunfire killed a small dog.

The residents heard the commotion and called 911. By the time the robbers knocked the door down, they heard the police sirens and ran away without taking anything.

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