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Sep 13, 2013 6:10 PM

Homeowner Says He Shot Dog in Self Defense

CORPUS CHRISTI - A Vietnam veteran says he shot a pitbull as he was under attack this afternoon outside his home on Bauer Drive.

Dennis Ward tells us he grabbed a 9mm pistol when two dogs charged him. The pitbull was hit, but managed to limp home.

The dog's owner rushed him to a nearby veterinarian and is expected to survive.

Police did not give Ward a ticket for firing his pistol.


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