Saturday, October 27, 2012

This week in doggycide: October 27, 2012

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  • Battle Creek, MI (October 16): Police respond to call about “aggressive pitbulls” abandoned by evicted tenant, shoots one (it runs away), chases the other into a neighbor’s yard and shoots it in the head while it’s cornered.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Springfield, MO (October 17): Cops investigate a domestic dispute, shoot a “small dog” that allegedly bit an officer’s leg and drew blood. Dog is recovering.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Lincoln Part, MI (October 18): Sparse report claims a family’s German Shepherd was shot and killed during a police raid. Up to five gunshots were heard.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Salem, OR (October 20): Cop shoots and kills “attacking” pitbull, also shoots a man (possibly the dog owner) in the foot after he tries to intervene.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Statistics:
    Cases: 4
    Victims: 5
    Deceased: 3 (60%)
    Survivors: 2 (40%)
    Pitbull index: 3 (60%)