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Pit Bull Mauls Child To Death In Union City
CBS ^ | 6.18.13

Posted on 06/18/2013 8:37:44 PM PDT by Arthurio

UNION CITY (CBS SF) — A six-year old boy was mauled to death by a pit bull at a home in Union City Monday morning, according to Union City police.

Fire crews and an ambulance were called to an address on Elizabeth Way about 11 a.m. Monday morning.

The victim, identified as Dixon resident Nephi Selu, was taken to Stanford Hospital where neighbors of the family say the boy died.

Police said the boy was visiting relatives and had been playing with the dog in the backyard when the dog attacked him, biting him on the top of his head. The boy may have tried to climb onto the animal’s back, according to police.

The dog was taken to the Tri-City Animal Shelter in Fremont and will be held for a 10-day quarantine, police said.

The dog’s owner was distraught but was cooperating with the investigation, police said. The owner told police that the dog has never bitten anyone before.

(Excerpt) Read more at sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: chet99; dogsofpeace; mansbestfriend; maul; pitbull

1 posted on 06/18/2013 8:37:44 PM PDT by Arthurio
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To: Arthurio

My Glock doesn’t go off even if I slap it.


2 posted on 06/18/2013 8:41:47 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Arthurio

That dog would never make it quarantine.

I cut its defective head off right there and then.


3 posted on 06/18/2013 8:42:03 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Arthurio

How many instances like these must occur before people wise up and separate those damned pit bulls from their children??


4 posted on 06/18/2013 8:44:28 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: Arthurio

“The dog was taken to the Tri-City Animal Shelter in Fremont and will be held for a 10-day quarantine, police said.”
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Why not just shoot the fricking beast?
Maybe better, lock it in a box with 10,000 fleas and let it die a slow death.


5 posted on 06/18/2013 8:46:07 PM PDT by AlexW
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6 posted on 06/18/2013 8:49:16 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Vendome

Yeah, but you know with those 10 days there will be rallies to save the damned dog.


7 posted on 06/18/2013 8:53:27 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Arthurio

Appaarently if pit bulls are bred properly this **** doesn’t happen, but it’s probably something like 1% of them being bred properly any more. They need to put the entire breed down.


8 posted on 06/18/2013 8:58:48 PM PDT by varmintman
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To: null and void

I would drop some steaks laced with hemlock into his pen.


9 posted on 06/18/2013 9:01:51 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: martin_fierro

Luv the graphic!


10 posted on 06/18/2013 9:02:28 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: varmintman

I agree. It seems like once a week someone is getting mauled to death by one or more of these damn dogs. The owners also need to go to jail for a long, long time.


11 posted on 06/18/2013 9:06:24 PM PDT by biff (WAS)
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To: Arthurio

The breed should be made extinct.


12 posted on 06/18/2013 9:12:48 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Arthurio

...never bit anyone before...

well that should make things all better.


13 posted on 06/18/2013 9:12:51 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Arthurio

“The owner told police that the dog has never bitten anyone before.”

There is a point in every pit bulls life where that is true.

And then there is a point where it all changes.

The damned things are dangerous. They should not be around kids and vice-versa.


14 posted on 06/18/2013 9:13:00 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: martin_fierro

That’s a pit bull?


15 posted on 06/18/2013 9:14:52 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: varmintman

I said the same thing in another thread and was roundly criticized for it. I stand by your sentiment.


16 posted on 06/18/2013 9:15:03 PM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: varmintman

what really reduces the chances greatly is getting the dogs fixed when they hit sexual maturity. applying common sense with any dog, especially breeds wth obvious, known abilities to snap unpredictably, it critical.


17 posted on 06/18/2013 9:15:29 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Arthurio
"the dog has never bitten anyone before."

Another 'broken record' quote.. This skipping record leaves a lot of dead children (and adults) in its wake.

18 posted on 06/18/2013 9:20:39 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Arthurio

Darn poodles again.


19 posted on 06/18/2013 9:26:46 PM PDT by BinaryBoy (Socialism is built on slavery.)
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To: All
Pit Bull dogs are not for irresponsible owners. Parents should never allow their children to mingle with any unfamiliar animal. I just don't understand why people can't comprehend this.
20 posted on 06/18/2013 9:28:31 PM PDT by jy8z (From the next to last exit before the end of the internet.)
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To: TheRhinelander

21 posted on 06/18/2013 9:33:05 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Arthurio

Union City police say it was simply a terrible accident. They were called to the house on Elizabeth Way yesterday in the middle of the day. Six-year-old Nephi Seiu had been playing with eight other children in the backyard while adult members of the families were inside the home when was he attacked by the family pit bull.

“Somehow during the course of horse play it appears the young man might have tried to ride the dog’s back or, you know, engage in some sort of horse play with the dog and the dog bit him,” Union City Police Department Cmdr. Ben Horner said.

The boy was treated at the scene by eight emergency medical responders and then transported to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Family members said they had the dog for two years. It belonged to an uncle, who is a San Mateo police officer.

A lawyer hired by the department to support the family said the uncle ran outside immediately.

“He removed the dog from the child, without an incident, the dog let loose of the child right away,” Michael Rains said.

Nephi’s aunt said she never saw the dog display any aggressive behavior.

“He played with kids, very obedient, he was never allowed in the house, stayed right at the door, so we never had any problems with him at all, took him around with us, my kids loved him,” Iona Keanaaina said.

The dog, a pit bull mix, was transported to the Tri-City Animal Shelter and is being held for routine 10 day quarantine. Police say the results of their investigation will determine its fate. A preliminary investigation determined that the owner of the dog was in compliance with anti-rabies inoculation and licensing requirements.

http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/east_bay&id=9143136


22 posted on 06/18/2013 9:38:26 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: varmintman
Appaarently if pit bulls are bred properly this **** doesn’t happen, but it’s probably something like 1% of them being bred properly any more. They need to put the entire breed down.

Can you give any justification to your 1% statement? I'd like to read it.
23 posted on 06/18/2013 9:52:29 PM PDT by jy8z (From the next to last exit before the end of the internet.)
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To: martin_fierro

Nice, but this is nicer:

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24 posted on 06/18/2013 10:02:00 PM PDT by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: Arthurio

Why the h*ll would you go to the bother to quarantine that animal? Cut off its head and look for rabies that way. Good grief.


25 posted on 06/18/2013 10:07:25 PM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (FUBO, and the useful idiots you rode in on!)
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To: ScottinVA

As often as the stupid drones voting for the libtards. It will take some time.


26 posted on 06/18/2013 10:22:18 PM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: Arthurio; Chet 99

Ping to Chet99, where ever he may be.


27 posted on 06/18/2013 10:22:26 PM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: BBell
Ping to Chet99, where ever he may be.

Maybe a pit bull ate him?
28 posted on 06/18/2013 10:32:09 PM PDT by jy8z (From the next to last exit before the end of the internet.)
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To: BBell

Poor Chet. He took so much flaming here..but he was right.


29 posted on 06/18/2013 11:29:29 PM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: Arthurio
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30 posted on 06/19/2013 12:45:53 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: jy8z

Not in print. This is stuff I hear from people who’ve owned pit bulls, but I find it believable. Again so long as the fighting dogs were bred properly they were safe for humans to handle, but over 90% of such dogs are now being bred by idiot and ****oles, and the whole breed needs to be deep-sixed and eliminated. You can’t justify the risk to the public on the basis of such a small minority of dogs.


31 posted on 06/19/2013 12:47:10 AM PDT by varmintman
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To: Arthurio

A six year old and a dog should not be alone together, most especially if they are unfamiliar with each other.

People are so foolish, I’ll never get over how stupid they are so often.


32 posted on 06/19/2013 3:49:24 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: Arthurio

I hear the dog’s owner was a cop,,,
Wonder why he didnt shoot his own dog?


33 posted on 06/19/2013 7:10:52 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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