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Woman accidentally shoots husband dead as she tries to kill pit bull puppy that attacked kids
Daily Mail UK ^

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: banglist; pitbull; shooting

1 posted on 07/18/2011 5:00:49 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Daily Mail is beneath you!

I read it every day.


2 posted on 07/18/2011 5:03:15 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Liz Cheney/Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Where else can we get the trashy news that the U.S. press won’t cover?


3 posted on 07/18/2011 5:09:03 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

OR the stories that the US press is complicit in suppressing...


4 posted on 07/18/2011 5:15:10 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Mr Walker's son said the dog attacked a child, pulling the shirt-tail of a seven-year-old boy.

Pulled the shirt-tail? Horrifying.

5 posted on 07/18/2011 5:17:13 AM PDT by Wolfie
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To: Vanders9

It’s the best for keeping up with the Royals, Kardashians, Gaga and who looked good or bad in a bikini...


6 posted on 07/18/2011 5:18:36 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Liz Cheney/Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

What a tragic story.


7 posted on 07/18/2011 5:21:24 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

That’s it, dear, hold him up so I can get a good shot!


8 posted on 07/18/2011 5:34:05 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I believe she shot him, but, I do not believe it was an accident. I believe that it was an on purpose.


9 posted on 07/18/2011 5:42:06 AM PDT by sport
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

So the dogs name is “Cocaine” huh?

Jeeezzz.......


10 posted on 07/18/2011 5:43:13 AM PDT by mowowie
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Mr Walker's son said the dog attacked a child, pulling the shirt-tail of a seven-year-old boy.

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?

11 posted on 07/18/2011 5:51:43 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Still Thinking

That Coppertone puppy is long overdue to be put down.


12 posted on 07/18/2011 5:56:08 AM PDT by Hootowl
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To: Wolfie

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.


13 posted on 07/18/2011 5:57:56 AM PDT by woodstock62953
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Well, if hubby was wearing this shirt at the time, it might explain a few things.

Don't move, honey, I'm aiming right at his face.
14 posted on 07/18/2011 6:04:13 AM PDT by Krankor (I pushed my soul in a deep dark hole and then I followed it in.)
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To: woodstock62953
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)

15 posted on 07/18/2011 6:09:59 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Krankor

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?

Questionable story.

16 posted on 07/18/2011 6:23:10 AM PDT by KDD (When the government boot is on your neck, it matters not whether it is the right boot or the left.)
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To: KDD

That’s a “crazy bitch shot my dog look.”


17 posted on 07/18/2011 6:28:42 AM PDT by KDD (When the government boot is on your neck, it matters not whether it is the right boot or the left.)
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To: KDD
Well, if she was wearing this hat at the time, it might have thrown her aim off.

18 posted on 07/18/2011 6:33:23 AM PDT by Krankor (I pushed my soul in a deep dark hole and then I followed it in.)
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To: woodstock62953
-- The lose of life is tragic, but you can't fix stupid. --

I speculate that alcohol was involved.

19 posted on 07/18/2011 6:35:50 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Hootowl

20 posted on 07/18/2011 6:38:57 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: Krankor

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.


21 posted on 07/18/2011 6:40:02 AM PDT by KDD (When the government boot is on your neck, it matters not whether it is the right boot or the left.)
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To: allmendream

LOL!


22 posted on 07/18/2011 6:41:55 AM PDT by Krankor (I pushed my soul in a deep dark hole and then I followed it in.)
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To: Wolfie

Hey remember the Coppertone dog, that one would be a major threat now.


23 posted on 07/18/2011 6:42:27 AM PDT by Ratman83
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To: Krankor

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.


24 posted on 07/18/2011 6:43:13 AM PDT by KDD (When the government boot is on your neck, it matters not whether it is the right boot or the left.)
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To: Krankor

25 posted on 07/18/2011 7:04:18 AM PDT by KDD (When the government boot is on your neck, it matters not whether it is the right boot or the left.)
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To: allmendream; KDD

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.

26 posted on 07/18/2011 7:28:40 AM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: dayglored

I remember seeing that ad on a large billboard near an overpass in Miami, back in the early 80s.


27 posted on 07/18/2011 8:04:26 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
The dog had been a part of the conversation during the Walkers stay.

Ah, OK, that explains why she shot the husband instead. Who wants to shoot the world's only talking dog?

28 posted on 07/18/2011 9:33:33 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; Black Agnes; WKB

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?


29 posted on 07/19/2011 12:31:12 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Age, skill, wisdom, and a little treachery will always overcome youth and arrogance!)
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