Video of dog fight sparks outrage from community, investigation
POSTED: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 4:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 7:21pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — A video clip showing two dogs engaged in a bloody battle is causing an outcry of reaction online.
“It’s just sick,” Gabe David, a Baton Rouge resident and owner of pit bulls, said after watching the video. “It’s sad that people get entertainment from this. I’m just kind of speechless.”
The video shows a group of men standing over the two pit bulls as they viciously rip at each other. The Louisiana State Police was alerted to the video and is currently investigating.
“When you see a video of dogs fighting to the death, it’s unspeakable,” Lieutant Doug Cain, Louisiana State Police, said. “One is too many.”
Coming up on NBC33 News at 6:30, we’ll hear from outraged owners of pit bulls and find out what officials are doing to find the individuals responsible.
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