Saturday, May 8, 2010

Concord, North Carolina Police Shoot Dog Because She Couldn't Be Caught

Officers in Concord, North Carolina chose to fatally shoot a dog because they didn't want to spend any more time chasing her. She was not acting aggressively. She had not bitten anyone or menaced anyone. Verbal and written witness statements claims she was not a threat and that the deputy shot her while she ran from him.

The owner of the dog arrived soon after his dog had been killed. He videotaped himself asking the shooting officer about the dog. In it, the officer says he didn't want to spend three hours chasing a dog. So instead, he shot and killed a nonviolent, family pet.

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