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Pipe, Club, Car, and Finally a Gun Needed to Stop Pit Bulls from Attacking Elderly Woman (VIDEO)
Guns.Com ^ | Apr. 18, 2013 | Jennifer Cruz

Posted on 04/18/2013 4:45:24 PM PDT by EXCH54FE

An elderly woman is lucky to be alive after she was brutally attacked by two relentless pit bulls on Tuesday afternoon.

Witnesses say that the dogs were beaten with a pipe and an automobile anti-theft device similar to “The Club” in an attempt to stop the attack. One man even tried to hit them with his car, but it wasn’t until the dogs were shot that they finally stopped mauling the woman.

The incident happened in Detroit’s east side, about 7 miles away from downtown, where 64-year-old Jessie Clarke was sitting on her front porch when the dogs unexpectedly attacked her.

Family, neighbors and even passerby’s tried everything to help the woman, but it was of no avail until Tyrone Gray, an off duty police officer who just happened to be passing by, stopped to help. He pulled out his revolver and shot the two dogs, a total of five times, finally stopping the attack. At which point Clarke had already suffered severe injuries to her face, head and arms.

One dog died at the scene, while the other dog, which was bleeding profusely by what was believed to be a shot in the head, ran off into a nearby school building. That dog was later captured by authorities and is still alive, reported Michigan Live.

Neighbors said that the dogs lived in a nearby abandoned middle school that’s currently undergoing renovations. And apparently this isn’t the first incident with these dogs. Residents said that the dogs are often found wandering through the streets and have even chased some of the neighbors before.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment; selfdefense
Clarke’s family and friends know that if it wasn’t for Gray being there and being armed with his revolver that the situation could have ended much worse.
1 posted on 04/18/2013 4:45:24 PM PDT by EXCH54FE
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To: EXCH54FE

If theres a video please post the link.


2 posted on 04/18/2013 4:49:12 PM PDT by Dusty Road
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To: EXCH54FE

Elderly?

Oh crud. I’m in trouble...


3 posted on 04/18/2013 4:51:14 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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To: EXCH54FE

In before “It’s not the breed...”


4 posted on 04/18/2013 4:55:47 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Leftists' favorite Mass Murderer: Kermit Gosnell)
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To: Dusty Road

It’s at the bottom of the story.

http://www.guns.com/2013/04/18/pipe-club-car-and-finally-a-gun-needed-to-stop-pit-bulls-from-attacking-elderly-woman/


5 posted on 04/18/2013 4:56:07 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: EXCH54FE

They were such nice dogs, this is totally unexpected. /s


6 posted on 04/18/2013 4:57:18 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Dusty Road
The Video is within the story at the posted Guns.Com link.

:=)

7 posted on 04/18/2013 4:57:18 PM PDT by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416,Feisty Old Vet !!)
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To: Uncle Miltie

It’s not the breed; it’s sudden jihad syndrome. It is common in all Amish dogs. /sar


8 posted on 04/18/2013 4:59:35 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: Brad's Gramma

I’m glad she survived but this is yet another reason we should all be allowed to carry 24/7 with no questions asked.

I have a fenced yard for my dogs so they can’t get out but other things, such as rabid coons can still get in.

There’s a gun by the back door just for that.

I *never* walk around the mountain empty handed.

Life happens.

Do they know who owned the dogs?

Nail ‘em.

[I’m hoping somebody checks out the ‘dropped off dogs’ story *and* tests the other dogs for rabies]


9 posted on 04/18/2013 4:59:50 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a madman's face, reason tends to fly away.....)
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To: driftdiver

Yes, they were turning their lives around, and the one even went back to school...


10 posted on 04/18/2013 5:01:03 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: Salamander

This is precisely why George Zimmerman bought his little Kel-tech: to protect him and his wife when they went out for walks and had to ward off unruly dogs roaming the neighborhood. He wanted to use pepper spray, but a cop friend told him not to waste his time and to get a gun....the rest is history. Will leave the punchline for someone else.


11 posted on 04/18/2013 5:13:09 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: ApplegateRanch

(Applause)


12 posted on 04/18/2013 5:14:24 PM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: ApplegateRanch
Yes, they were turning their lives around, and the one even went back to school...
you bad... :-D

13 posted on 04/18/2013 5:15:18 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: EXCH54FE
Neighbors said that the dogs lived in a nearby abandoned middle school

That might explain part of it.

14 posted on 04/18/2013 5:15:46 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Sioux-san

A gun is good for warding off all kinds of vicious varmint attacks.

Since I live in the Freak State, I take the dog along, instead.

“Pepper spray”.

Pffft.

Unless you bring along some onions and a hibachi, I don’t see the point.


15 posted on 04/18/2013 5:20:25 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a madman's face, reason tends to fly away.....)
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To: Uncle Chip

The construction worker claimed “These are not the dogs you are looking for”.

Something reeks in Detroit.


16 posted on 04/18/2013 5:21:37 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a madman's face, reason tends to fly away.....)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Sorry it’s not the breed, look at American history the pit bull, in all its’ forms was the American family dog of 20’s,30’s’ 40’s. What people are doing is the same thing we rail against when they blame guns! Yes there are damaged animals out there that need to be put down, just like damaged people that murder. But don’t criminalize an entire breed because of what some people do o a small segment of the animals. Look at where this happened, the kind of people there, that’s were the blame lies. And now another innocent is mauled because of what some moron did to a couple of animals and the animals will pay not the master.


17 posted on 04/18/2013 5:30:01 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Rocky

There is no video showing up for me, not sure why.


18 posted on 04/18/2013 5:35:48 PM PDT by Dusty Road
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To: Salamander

Obviously, from the story, nobody owned the dogs; they were abandoned, feral, and probably starving.


19 posted on 04/18/2013 6:07:16 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: EXCH54FE

I hate them, but my big dogs love them-for lunch, dinner or supper. Had two a couple years ago attacking our sheep until our 2 Giant great Pyrenees got hold of them. It was over in a flash, pit bulls no more.


20 posted on 04/18/2013 6:32:22 PM PDT by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: EXCH54FE

This story is BS. there has never been a documented case of pit bulls attacking anyone without reason. The woman obviously provoked the peace loving animals./s


21 posted on 04/18/2013 7:14:51 PM PDT by Figment
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To: kabumpo

Possible.


22 posted on 04/18/2013 7:15:13 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a madman's face, reason tends to fly away.....)
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To: ApplegateRanch

“Yes, they were turning their lives around, and the one even went back to school...”

That might be what triggered the attack. The one thought they told him he was going to get “tutored” but found out he had misheard.


23 posted on 04/18/2013 7:37:33 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: PLMerite

24 posted on 04/18/2013 7:39:57 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: Mastador1

you used the word *master*...that’s racist don’t ya know. :)


25 posted on 04/18/2013 7:52:51 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: EXCH54FE
Pipe, Club, Car, and Finally a Gun

"What are the essential possessions of a Edwardian Gentleman? Alex"


26 posted on 04/18/2013 7:57:34 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (I think, therefore I am what I yam, and that's all I yam - "Popeye" Descartes)
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To: Conservative4Ever

Actually only if I connected it with the word Bedroom! Ya gotta keep up with the times.


27 posted on 04/18/2013 8:00:05 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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