Skip to comments.Boy, 6, carrying Burger King bag mauled by pit bull in Queens
Posted on 06/10/2013 10:03:33 PM PDT by Arthurio
A pit bull mauled a 6-year-old boy who was carrying a fast food meal as he walked along a quiet street in Queens Monday, police sources and witnesses said. The helpless boy was holding a bag with two Burger King kids meals inside as he walked near the corner of 140th Ave. and 156th St. in Rochdale about 5:30 p.m.
The crazed canine suddenly broke free from its owner and attacked the boy, sources and witnesses said. The pit bulls teeth tore into the childs leg, and the beast wouldnt let go. The little boy could not stop screaming, said Dawn Johnson, 44, who watched out of her living room window as the horrific scene unfolded.
As a friend of the boy tried in vain beat the dog off of the victim, the pit bulls owner laid on top of the dog to shield it from the friends blows, witnesses said.
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Darn P.E.T.A. pit bulls take their anti-meat campaign seriously.
Yet another excellent justification for concealed carry firearms.
King James Version (KJV)
8 And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.
Bullish here on increasing animal attacks...
Shoulda thrown the BK bag. (I don’t know, maybe he did.). These dogs sense vulnerability.
Seriously, the idiot tried to protect his dog as it was mauling a 6 year old?
I would have either shot the dog in the head at very close range, or found a bat or steel bar and caved its skull in to save the child. And would have done the same if it was my dog.
It takes a sick person to try and protect your own dog who is mauling a young child, instead of doing everything possible to stop the attack.
Then deal with the damn dog with whatever weapons you are allowed in that cesspool of a city.
God bless that guy. I hope he "accidentally" hit the owner five or six times in the head with his pipe while he was hitting the dog.
If he had been carrying a McDonalds garbage bag the dog would have left him alone!
The dog knows good from bad!
Your noble instincts are a vestige of what was once the foundation of Western Society.
With God’s help, we escaped the Dark Ages and launched a free world.
Now we are fading lightposts.
I don't want to be hateful here...but id throw the EBT card 1st...like u said...dogs know...
The pit bull breed should be made extinct.
I agree. Instead we’ve got half the shelters in America filled up with them.
End the breed. I think FR’s going to need to start a category for Pit Bull maulings. Hard to keep track of them all.
Both the dog and owner should be euthanized.
DOG OF PEACE ALERT! All breeds are alike, as all true animal lovers know. Why just last Wednesday my aunt’s teacup papillon, Melinda-Mae, mauled two Neapolitan Mastiffs to death; ripped out the still-beating heart of the second in a single bite, and swallowed it, whole. In any case I blame my aunt, not the breed.
Pit Bulls don’t “sense vulnerability.”
They just attack, suddenly, and without the warnings you would expect from almost any other breed.
You never know when they will go off - and these attacks happen all the time.
The whole “cloud” of the breed variations are time-bombs, and as a former trainer who has known many “pit” owners I recommend that if YOU have one in your neighborhood, you help it disappear before it takes another pet or a child from you.
Heh, I have always wondered if you are chet99 under another name!
Throw poisoned meat over the fence. That’s what a group of neighbors did when the cops told them they couldn’t do much about the pit bulls who were running loose and terrorizing the neighborhood. The cops said a dog had to bite someone first before they could do anything about it, so the neighbors did something about it.
The latter part of your statement seems plausible if a steel bar were to be available (unlikely, though). The former makes no sense, though. Didn't you read where this was? It's New York City. Your chances of having a gun are almost nil.
I did read where it was...and have visited there myself several times. The last time I drove in there I did not see and was not stopped at any check point that searched my car or my person.
IMHO, despite their “ordinances,” a person would be crazy not to go in there capable of protecting themselves.
Normally, I would never reveal what I had with me unless I absolutely needed it. Seeing a little boy being mauled by a pit bull would qualify as such an occasion.
Sometimes, sadly, it’s time to call Sgt. Prestone.
I totally agree with you. Going anyplace such as New York without firearm protection is inviting nothing but trouble. You are a braver man than I, though, to risk being caught and prosecuted by the LEOs there. I would never do it.
I think that that might be a felony. The consequences of that on my record would mean not being able to own or buy firearms. That’s something I would not want to happen to me.
Luckily, I have no desire to see New York City again. I was last there in 1976 or thereabouts.
What is a good defense? Pepper spray? A bat? We do have pit owners in my neighborhood. I can’t just “disappear” them. But I am terrified when I walk by them even in a fenced yard, with or without my dog.
Disappear them. I swear to you it is, tragically, the right thing to do.
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