An Angus cow was shot and killed in Mount Vernon, Washington Friday, after escaping from its farm outside of city limits.

Escaped Angus cow shot and killedReports of the escaped cow initially came from a Wal-Mart parking lot near the farm. One officer was injured in the incident after being tossed around by what was allegedly an agitated cow.

According to Skagit Valley Herald reports, the cow acted aggressively toward police officers and was ultimately shot and killed after its owner agreed it was necessary to prevent further damage and or injury.

Source: ABC News