Skip to comments.Woman killed in violent pit bull mauling, two others injured
Posted on 01/05/2014 12:44:26 PM PST by eastforker
A pack of pit bulls attacked and killed one woman and injured two other people in southeast Houston, according to HPD.
Police said the group was near the intersection of Leonora and Glen Prairie when three pit bulls attacked them at around 2 a.m. on Sunday
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It sure does. I don’t have a gun, but I always have a plan for what I would do if one of these things breaks out of its cage and gets over the fence.
The city gets complaints about these dogs all the time (they bark a lot) but the city is scared because it’s an historically black neighborhood, even though probably very few blacks live there now.
But if it’s a complaint about a black person’s property, the city is super-careful. They come, they look over the fence (from a side where you can’t see anything) and they go away. The old lady is obviously tipped off by somebody in the city office, because she’s never there when the city inspectors arrive, and they told me they can’t enter the property if she’s not there.
I bet this is not an infrequent situation. The old lady may be a little scared of her grandson, who is about 40 years old and actually a nice guy, except really clueless because he spent the last 15 years “away,” meaning in prison, and just got out about 2 years ago. I think if the city came and gave him a big warning, he’d move the dogs or get out of the dogfighting business (he’s going to auto mechanics school) but the problem is that the city won’t do anything and apparently if you complain, the city gives your name to the object of the complaint. That’s why the neighbors, either black or white, are afraid to complain.
It is time to pass laws that will hold pit bull owners criminally responsible for any and all damage their dogs do just as if they have intentionally done it themselves.
I read of some criminal charges applied to owners of pit bulls recently. MORE! MORE! I recently watched that old video of a woman warning an animal control officer that she was about to let her pit bull out and if the woman (officer) didn’t want to “get bit” she better leave. Then after someone used a baseball bat to stop the pit bull from hanging off the flesh of the officer, the owner began to cry “OH I Don’T WANT TO GO TO JAIL! PLEASE! I DON’T WANT TO GO TO JAIL! BOOOO HOOOO!!!”
TRuly - criminal charges must be the only thing pit owners care about. Note that in this particular case, the dogs are believed to be feral. I bet there’s at least one “he got out” pit bull in there but otherwise, these are pits that started off real cute and steadily became agressive once they got to the 14 to 16 month mark and so, responsible people that they are, the owners just let the dogs go or when the dogs “got out” just never went after them. Yup....just leave them to feed on the population......
Desperation move, but if you are not the one being attacked and/or don’t have a firearm, this is about all that’s left.
Mine had his 1st birthday today, he's just a ticking time bomb.
it’s nothing like buying a gun that might go fully auto. A gun won’t turn on you by itself. It needs mechanical energy to operate. A pit bull can turn just like that.
Friends of the family had one and it was a great dog til after a few years it decided to go after and kill the goat, then it decided to go after one of the daughters. She was able to run into the house unscathed, but the dog was put down.
I disagree, I’ve seen it too many times, loving homes and all that, dog still turned.
Funny, that's not the way I recall it. Link plz.
The white one.
The common link is ‘control’.
You leave your gun unlocked and accessible to others,
you are an irresponsible owner.
You let your dogs roam loose, like the dogs in this story,
you are an irresponsible owner.
Ahh, I see you’re referring to the stick as a baseball bat.
In that we are in agreement.And I also know the history on your animals. I also know that sometimes animals get loose. And I did not post this story to be anti pitbull.All big breeds are capable of doing great harm but you know as well as I do, some breeds are more inclined to be involved in human attacks then others. A lab or even a chow might bite but when a pitbull attacks,many times it will go in for the kill, and they are capable of doing just that, just sayin.
This breed is responsible for killing their own owners or other family members at unacceptable rates, especially compared with other breeds. It is necessary to “control” these animals by never exposing yourself or your family members to them, let alone the neighbors that will be hunted if your dog gets out. I don’t need to see pictures of pit bulls that haven’t killed anyone yet. I’ve already read the accounts, seen the pictures and watched the videos of too many pit bulls that suddenly started killing.
Okay, I just had to chime in here and say... he’s adorable. Happy 1st Bday, Fitz!
Awww, Fitz is a real sweetie! Thanks for the nice picture.
Happy Birthday Fitz! :)
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