Skip to comments.Boy Kills Family Dog To Protect Grandmother : Pit Bull Killed Dog, Attacked 3
Posted on 07/14/2011 8:26:02 PM PDT by george76
MANCHESTER, Maine -- Kennebec County's sheriff said a 12-year-old boy prevented further injuries by shooting and killing a pit bull with a shotgun after it had attacked two people and killed another dog...
120-pound pit bull killed a terrier at a 826 Prescott Road home in Manchester and then attacked an 11-year-old boy who tried to break up the fight, Liberty said. The boy's grandmother, Lena Walker, and Anthony Manganella tried to protect the younger boy, but were attacked as well.
The boy's 12-year-old older brother loaded his father's 20-gauge shotgun and shot the dog, Deputy Jesse Duda of the sheriff's office said
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What a horrible incident.
Thank God they still raise kids to be men in Maine.
Bad dog, Good boy.
The boy crying about having to shoot his dog that he loved is sad but he sure did the right thing.
Meaning mom and dad won't be charged; and won't be ordered to keep the firearms out of kids' reach.
My friends who grew up there all had their own firearms as kids.
This kid lived near the coast but everybody inland hunts for their own food.
>>> The boy’s 12-year-old older brother loaded his father’s 20-gauge shotgun and shot the dog, Deputy Jesse Duda of the sheriff’s office said. It was named “Excalibur.” <<<
What a beautiful name for a shotgun.
Yeah. I researched it once - turns out 120lbs isn’t the top weight for pit bulls - there are breeders breeding larger than that.
Here’s a sample: http://www.biggeminikennels.com/males.php
Says males are over 140 lbs and females over 120. Lots of websites for the largest pit bulls.
Aw, the picture at the link - the kid looks heart broken. Did the right thing but it cost him a broken heart. Hero.
wow - grandma got hurt:
“Walker, who had wounds to her arms and legs, also had a right calf muscle partially torn off.”
I don't think it was a Old Yeller moment.
LOL....Chet99 got banned. I can’t remember why though.
Did you watch the video?
It took a 12 year old to do what was right. Maybe we should run him for president. LOL
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: all pit bulls should be killed. One charged me this morning as I was checking out of a motel in Klamath Falls, OR; if I had been packing the dog would be dead.
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