Saturday, June 4, 2011

Oakridge Tase, Then Shoot to Death Dog in Oregon

Oakridge, Oregon

There is lots of blame going around in a shooting death of a woman's dog, described as a Pit Bull.

The woman has a problem properly confining her dogs and this dog had gotten out before. The week prior, officers had responded to a call of the loose dog, and had to taser the dog.

When officers responded a week later to the dog running around (not eating anyone but acting aggressively), they arrived on scene and immediately tasered the dog. Even though the dog was immobilized and no longer a threat, officers shot the dog, killing him. Even the neighbors who didn't really like the woman or dog thought it was an extreme response to a prone, non-threatening dog.

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