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Off -Duty Police Officer Shoots Family's 'Big Softie' Dog In Front of 12-Year-Old Owner

Off-Duty Police Officer Shoots Family's 'Big Softie' Dog In Front of 12-Year-Old Owner

PUBLISHED: 09:47 EST, 9 July 2013 | UPDATED: 09:52 EST, 9 July 2013

An off duty police officer has shot his neighbour's dog dead in front of it's 12-year-old owner, after it allegedly attacked him and his wife.

The Fitzhenry family, from Harris County, Texas, say their beloved boxer dog, Gunner - who they described as a big softie - was shot by the off-duty Houston police officer on Friday along a pathway.

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ta da~

another cop hater is born.. I'm so sick of this...

Boxers got their name partially or maybe even wholly due to their way of standing on their hind legs, jumping around and boxing in play.

Daughter of 1776 American Revolutionists


If you want to keep your dog safe keep it under your control. If the dog was shot by a CHL holder like myself this would go to small claims court without being news. Because he was shot by an off duty officer, acting in no official capacity and in a state that allows civilians to carry concealed this makes it to DP.

I wouldn't play wait-and-see with a large dog either. The dog may well of only wanted to play but ended up in the wrong place at the wrong time. I think the owners are to blame.

hey "platoonleader"

would this qualify as another heroic act by a police occifer?

Just askin....

without cops

who would kill all the family pets?

"If this mischievous financial policy [greenbacks], which has its origin in North America, should become endurated down to a fixture, then that government will furnish its own money without cost. It will pay off its debts and be without debts. It will hav

puppy smelled a

porkchop. big mistake it's only a PIG !

Great one!

Made me laugh out loud.

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