Animal police shooting gets national attention

Animal police shooting gets national attention

“When they arrived they say Kirkpatrick’s two dogs aggressively approached them.

“They say one backed off, the other, a yellow-lab, exposed its teeth and started growling at officers.

“’The officer felt like he was fixing to be attacked by the dog so he shot the dog,’ said Carlsbad Police Captain Jon Moyers.

“The dog died instantly.”

Carlsbad officers shoot, kill escaped inmate

Carlsbad officers shoot, kill escaped inmate

“[Carlsbad police] said they were chasing 24-year-old Troy Kirkpatrick who had escaped from the Eddy County Detention Center and was fleeing in a car.”

Follow up: http://krqe.com/2014/06/13/officers-identified-in-carlsbad-police-shooting/