maybe he’s cool hand luke

just a small news item that happened in socal.  the man may possibly be nicknamed cool hand luke.  😛  have a good weekend everyone!


Man shoots, kills charging pit bull
10:25 PM PDT on Thursday, June 30, 2011

By STEVEN BARRIE
The Press-Enterprise

A Bermuda Dunes man shot a dog that came into his yard and charged him, Riverside County sheriff’s deputies said. He will likely not be charged with a crime.

The man, who was not identified, saw the dog, a pit bull, enter his yard about 5:30 Thusday evening in the 40000 block of Starlight Lane, the Sheriff’s Department said in a news release. The dog was carrying a kitten in its mouth.

According to the department, the man, fearing for his four grandchildren, ages 1 to 9, threw things at the dog and scared it off, but it returned. The man went into the house, got a shotgun and returned to the yard. When the dog charged him, he fired one shot, killing the dog.

Investigators do not believe a crime was committed, the department said.

A county animal control officer arrived to take care of the injured kitten and to deal with the dead dog.

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