Saturday, February 02, 2013

Doggycide Roundup: 02/02/13

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  • Kingston, NY (01/13/13): Cops forced to shoot & injure a pitbull that was allegedly “released by its owner to attack when an officer tried to arrest [him]”. Officer apparently used an appropriate escalation of force when Tasering the animal failed.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Middletown, NY (01/16/13): Police investigating call about screaming man shoot & kill two pitbulls that were allegedly released to attack them.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Melbourne, FL (01/17/13): Police investigating reports about domestic abuse shoot & kill Tyson the pitbull when he allegedly attacks an officer.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL (01/18/13): Cop responds to call about two dogs that killed cat, shoots at both when they allegedly attack, injuring one and killing the other.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Jackson, MS (01/21/13): Police called in for domestic abuse case shoot apparent pitbull after unrelated woman claims it had attacked her and “was trying to bite everyone”. Dog’s status unknown.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Chester, PA (01/25/13): Police respond to apparent dog fight in a pickup fight by shooting & killing both animals. Details are confusing, but no less damning.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Selma, CA (01/25/13): Officer approaching animal shelter dog cage gets rushed by excited dogs at the gate. Naturally, he “feared for his life” and promptly shot & killed five of them.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Statistics:
    Shootings: 7
    Victims: 13
    Deceased: 10 (77%)
    Survivors: 2 (15%)
    Pitbull index: 6 (46%)