Skip to comments.Woman accidentally shoots husband dead as she tries to kill pit bull puppy that attacked kids
Posted on 07/18/2011 5:00:42 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
A Texan woman has accidentally killed her husband after opening fire on a puppy she said threatened neighbourhood children.
Witnesses told Mississippi police Robert Walker, 53, had picked up the eight-month-old pit bull after it had lunged at children on Friday.
His wife, Betty Walker, went inside to retrieve a gun, wounding the dog's leg with one shot and fatally shooting her husband with another.
Mr and Mrs Walker of Houston, Texas were visiting their son Robert Walker Jr and grandchildren at his South Jackson, Mississippi home.
The dog had been a part of the conversation during the Walkers stay.
'One day that dog's gonna jump that fence,' Mr Walker Jr remembers his father, a retired seismic engineer, saying.
Mr Walker's son said the dog attacked a child, pulling the shirt-tail of a seven-year-old boy.
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Daily Mail is beneath you!
I read it every day.
Where else can we get the trashy news that the U.S. press won’t cover?
OR the stories that the US press is complicit in suppressing...
Pulled the shirt-tail? Horrifying.
It’s the best for keeping up with the Royals, Kardashians, Gaga and who looked good or bad in a bikini...
What a tragic story.
That’s it, dear, hold him up so I can get a good shot!
I believe she shot him, but, I do not believe it was an accident. I believe that it was an on purpose.
So the dogs name is “Cocaine” huh?
Quick, quick, the dog pulled out a kid's shirt-tail! Shoot Grandpa! [facepalm]
Enquiring minds want to know -- will the dog now be charged with the felony murder rule and put down?
That Coppertone puppy is long overdue to be put down.
Just to be sure I’ve got this right. Hubby is holding dog in his arms, wife gets gun and tries to shoot dog while hubby is holding it. I’m sorry. The lose of life is tragic, but you can’t fix stupid.
If you shoot the only person who would have ever considered procreating with you, does THAT qualify you for a Darwin? (I realize not in this particular case, as she already had kids)
Fishy story if you ask me.
The children were taken inside as Mr Walker Sr scooped up the dog
You don't just SCOOP up an attacking Pit Bull.
Eight month old puppy?
That’s a “crazy bitch shot my dog look.”
I speculate that alcohol was involved.
Mr. Walker had more to fear from a menopausal wife with a gun then he did with an 8th month old puppy. Trust me on this.
Hey remember the Coppertone dog, that one would be a major threat now.
What a hat...Keeps the rain off her head and waters her flower garden at the same time. Makes a bold fashion statement to boot.
That was a great, iconic, immensely successful and memorable ad.
But if that advertisement appeared today, it would be banned as kiddie pr0n and the advertising agency would be arrested, their computers searched and destroyed, etc. Our Nanny government has no sense of humor or perspective. Kind of a shame, really.
I remember seeing that ad on a large billboard near an overpass in Miami, back in the early 80s.
Ah, OK, that explains why she shot the husband instead. Who wants to shoot the world's only talking dog?
I don’t know what to think about this story. If she wasn’t trained in firearms, what happened is plausible. Some people are terrified of dogs, no matter how young they are.
What I totally don’t understand is where is the MS ping list?
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