Wonder if the details will come out
As the officers approached, police said, the tiger jumped back on top of the man and resumed its attack. The animal then became distracted by the four officers, who were yelling, and advanced toward the officers. All four fired their .40-caliber handguns, hitting the tiger an unknown number of times.
hattip to D Zendo http://wheelgun.blogspot.com/2007/12/so-did-they-do-something-or-not.html