A Colorado Springs woman accidentally shot her boyfriend while trying to stop one dog from attacking another Monday night.

According to Colorado Springs police, the homeowners have multiple dogs - some known to be aggressive. The woman shot one dog, also hitting her boyfriend in the leg. He was treated at Penrose St. Francis Medical Center  for minor injuries.

The dog passed away.

The woman is being charged with reckless endangerment, and the Humane Society is investigating the death of the dog.