Tulsa man who shot dog not expected to face charges

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Updated: 7/01/2013 4:12 pm Published: 7/01/2013 4:12 pm

A Tulsa man is not expected to face charges after shooting a pit bull he said was running wild in his yard.

The man said the dog jumped several fences and was in his backyard around 1:30 a.m. on Monday. He said the dog was aggressive so he shot it.

The dog’s owners tried to take the dog to the vet and an officer pulled them over for speeding. One person was arrested for speeding, not having a driver’s license and on several misdemeanor warrants.

The man who shot the dog is not expected to face charges. The police department could not tell FOX23 the dog’s condition.

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SDCradt - 7/2/2013 11:22 AM
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No one should be charged for shooting an animal, especially if it's aggresive, in their own yard! What if they had children or other animals in that yard? REALLY?! We have a leash law for a reason. If you can't control/contain your animals here's an idea...DON'T OWN ONE! If the person was speeding, then they were breaking the law and deserved to be pulled over. Who cares if the dog happened to be in an officer's yard?! I would've done the same!

cng01 - 7/1/2013 4:38 PM
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Of course no charges. And of course he was running wild & aggressive. Of course she got stopped & went to jail... It was a cop who shot it (who also saw her running it to vet, which its easy to know what vet she is going to at that time of night). And it was a pit so hes(the dog) automatically guilty. What a disgusting disgrace of use of power, mr officer.
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