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Tue Jan 14, 2020, 09:26 AM

Off-duty Secret Service agent shoots and kills dog on a leash in Brooklyn (Trigger warning)

There is a pic on the website of the dog, leash still attached, lying under a cover. DO NOT click link if this will bother you (like it did me )

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-secret-service-agent-shoots-dog-brooklyn-20200114-aomg6kgzdze2fbqvl6dawqb4nm-story.html

By KERRY BURKE and JOHN ANNESE

JAN 13, 2020 | 11:32 PM

An off-duty Secret Service agent fatally shot a dog being walked on a leash through a Brooklyn neighborhood Monday night, police sources and witnesses said.

The agent, whose name has not been released, was turning the corner from E. 8th St. onto Caton Place in Windsor Terrace about 9:45 p.m. when he came across a man and his girlfriend walking with a female Belgian Shepard.

The dog started barking, and the startled agent pulled out his gun and shot her, police sources said.

“She scared a cop who was walking home,” the visibly shaken dog’s owner said as he covered his eyes. “He shot her and she’s dead.”

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This pretty-much ruined my day...

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Reply Off-duty Secret Service agent shoots and kills dog on a leash in Brooklyn (Trigger warning) (Original post)
Dennis Donovan Jan 14 OP
mnhtnbb Jan 14 #1
TheBlackAdder Jan 14 #28
Phoenix61 Jan 14 #2
uponit7771 Jan 14 #10
hlthe2b Jan 14 #3
Dennis Donovan Jan 14 #5
Arazi Jan 14 #15
WhiskeyGrinder Jan 14 #4
Coventina Jan 14 #13
dewsgirl Jan 14 #26
bullwinkle428 Jan 14 #6
IcyPeas Jan 14 #17
coti Jan 14 #18
bullwinkle428 Jan 14 #24
MythosMaster Jan 14 #7
New Leaf Jan 14 #8
uponit7771 Jan 14 #9
Moral Compass Jan 14 #11
Baitball Blogger Jan 14 #14
coti Jan 14 #19
Moral Compass Jan 14 #20
coti Jan 14 #21
LuvNewcastle Jan 14 #22
Duppers Jan 15 #29
woodsprite Jan 14 #12
Bayard Jan 14 #16
Jake Stern Jan 14 #23
hunter Jan 14 #25
getagrip_already Jan 14 #27

Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 09:28 AM

1. WTF?

I hope the owner presses charges.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 06:39 PM

28. UPDATE: The dog was on a leash. The agent is changing his tune. I wonder how many rewrites.

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 09:30 AM

2. Because good guy with a gun blah, blah, blah. nt

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Response to Phoenix61 (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 10:00 AM

10. +1,the GGWG never stops BGWG from shooting people.

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 09:33 AM

3. Mine too. Can you tell me if the SS officer was identified by name? (don't want to see pic)

That pit of my stomach is opening... I don't dare say more.

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 09:34 AM

5. I almost didn't post it.

It's news, though...

I hugged my pups right after reading it.

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 10:27 AM

15. No the agent isn't named

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 09:33 AM

4. FTP.

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Response to WhiskeyGrinder (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 10:06 AM

13. +1 n/t

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Response to WhiskeyGrinder (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 05:48 PM

26. Yes, 100 percent, FTP.

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 09:43 AM

6. The "official statement" claims that an "unleashed dog charged at him". The

picture at the site shows the leash attached to the collar of the dog's body!!!!

LYING BASTARDS.

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Response to bullwinkle428 (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 02:01 PM

17. Update: they now admit the dog was, in fact, leashed.

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Response to IcyPeas (Reply #17)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 02:05 PM

18. Was the leash, in fact, being held on to? nt

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Response to IcyPeas (Reply #17)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 04:00 PM

24. I just came back to the thread to report that the SS guy now admits

that the dog was leashed! Not looking for Nostradamus status, re: my original "lying bastards" statement, though!

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 09:48 AM

7. This should read

Ex secret service agent. If he is afraid of a leashed dog, he is unqualified to hold a weapon.

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Response to MythosMaster (Reply #7)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 09:57 AM

8. Exactly right, MythosMaster.

This is chilling and so wrong

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 09:59 AM

9. America's society is being educated to keep LEO calm & control the situation. That's disgusting

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 10:05 AM

11. The dog was on a leash!

Even if the dog was in full attack mode, which I seriously doubt, it was on a leash.

This guy should lose his job for this.

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Response to Moral Compass (Reply #11)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 10:11 AM

14. The title should have been, leashed dog turns corner and barks when

startled by smell of aggressive man. Dog murdered on the spot.

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Response to Moral Compass (Reply #11)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 02:05 PM

19. There are questions to be answered here before drawing conclusions nt

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Response to coti (Reply #19)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 02:29 PM

20. Disagree

Read through the message thread. Initial official communication claimed dog was unleashed—which tells me that there was an awareness that shooting a leashed dog would be pretty unacceptable. Then when the photo of the dog’s cadaver clearly shows the dog is still wearing said leash the story had to be changed.

I’m seeing strong evidence of another trigger happy, shoot first, ask questions later LEO. Albeit a federal one.

I think this story is yet another highlight of the problems inherent with having any group of people having a license to kill.

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Response to Moral Compass (Reply #20)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 02:47 PM

21. What if they thought the dog was unleashed because the leash wasn't being held or the dog got away?

Are you absolutely sure you have all of the needed information to draw a conclusion about exactly what happened here?

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Response to coti (Reply #21)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 03:15 PM

22. That's what I was thinking.

Dog owners lose control of their pets all the time, especially if they're big dogs. There just isn't enough information here to make a judgement. I suspect that it will come down to the agent's word against the dog owner's and the agent will be given the benefit of the doubt. If there are other witnesses or cameras out there, circumstances might be different.

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Response to coti (Reply #21)

Wed Jan 15, 2020, 02:37 AM

29. Still, NO need to kill the dog!!

Would you shoot a dog, even one unleashed?

I've no sympathy for the killer - he was cowardly and wrong.

And yes, I've been bitten, in the face by a German Shepherd who put a tooth in my forehead and her lower jaw closed and hooked my upper lip, going up under my nose. I quickly forgave the dog after learning her background story; she had been abused and did not trust me petting her big pup. The relatively shallow bite was a warning because she could've done real damage.

I'd hate to see what this hair-triggered guy would do when faced with a suddenly loud human. He should not be carrying a weapon.



On edit: I looked up the Brooklyn address. My son lives about 1 mile from there and walks his dog over to the Park close by. He'd be livid if his dog were shot and would certainly press charges and sue.



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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 10:05 AM

12. That's exactly why I thought of my dog first

When I fell on our walk, dislocating and breaking my shoulder. She’s a shepherd and I managed to get my phone out of my pocket and call my husband and daughter to come get her before calling the ambulance.

I hope they sue the pants off that guy. It could have bee a person coming around the corner that “surprised” him.

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 11:08 AM

16. A startled Secret Service agent

Pulls out his gun and starts blasting away. Why can't this clearly unqualified guy be put in charge of tRump's detail?

Belgian Shepherds excel at police work. She wasn't lunging at this man, she was warning her mom and dad. Any dog could do that.

Can't click on link....don't want to see the pic.

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 05:46 PM

25. Dog barked at a very dangerous man. Dog was right and now is dead.


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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 05:57 PM

27. I wonder if this guy is a trump hire......

He is just mental enough to try to pack the ss with goons he can send on special assignment, and whose only qualification is blind loyalty and racism.

That would explain the panic shot. Surprised he actually hit his target, unless he was aiming at one of the owners,

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