Thursday, September 18, 2008
Las Vegas, NE - The video that depicts the 911 call between the grandmother and the dispatcher has been uploaded to YouTube. The images and voices are disturbing. The 4-month old child was taken from her stroller and violently killed by a pit bull. The dog belonged to the mother's boyfriend. Upon arrival, police shot two pit bulls. Only one dog is thought to be responsible for the violence.
Dispatcher: "What is your address? Where are you at? Is she conscious at all?"
Grandmother: "No, she is dead."
Dispatcher: "Can you put him outside or something where he is not going to hurt anybody else?
Grandmother: "No, he has bitten my hands."
Grandmother: "He has bitten on my hands and my arms."
Dispatcher: "You are all bit up too?"
Grandmother: "He is running around the living room with the other one. There are two of them. I can hear sirens, would that be them?"
Dispatcher: "That is them."
Grandmother: "Oh, god."
09/18/08: 2008 Fatality: Pit Bulls Fatally Maul 4-Month Old in Las Vegas
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| 9/18/2008 7:13 PM |
I would like to tell the animal control officer that there is one dog that out kills and mauls all the others and that is the pit bull. This is why the dog has been banned all over the world. Why is this so hard to understand? Look at the statistics.
| 9/19/2008 12:09 PM |
Stupid remark by the cop. This kind isn't the kind that promotes or has longevity in a department. Now the chief officers know just what a half wit he is... no tactical decision making by this dweeb, please!
| 9/20/2008 3:44 AM |
The whitewash story is already out: "DOG DISPLACED BY CHILD!" And of course the typical reaction to a new child in the home with a dog is for the dog to KILL the child. These types of infant deaths indeed occur with other dog breeds. I think the kickers in this case are: busting through the screen door; then busting through a secondary door (grandmother tried to escape with the child); then the COUNCELING for first responders. This was a horribly violent attack that spread across several rooms.