Monday, September 07, 2020

OH: Armed Samaritan Shoots Pit Bull, Kills Dog, Wounds Victim

CANTON While a man was under attack by his neighbor’s pit bull, his 66-year-old friend took action.

He pulled a gun and shot the dog dead, but accidentally wounded the dog attack victim in the process, according to police.

The 61-year-old victim, who had been attacked shortly before 12:30 p.m. Monday outside his 15th Street NE home, suffered a dog bite to his left leg and a gunshot wound to his right, said Lt. Dennis Garren, police spokesman.

Officers had been called in response to the attack during which the older man fired three rounds at the dog, striking his friend in the right calf.

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