Man Shoots Dog for Defecating on His Lawn — Then is Shot At Himself by Dog Owner’s Friend

Man Shoots Dog for Defecating on His Lawn — Then is Shot At Himself by Dog Owner’s Friend

Texas resident Joe Ramirez killed a puppy with a shotgun at close range after the dog wandered into his yard, and was met by gunshots from a friend of the dog’s owner.

When the dog owner heard the first shot, she reportedly came out of her house to see what was happening, and witnessed Ramirez standing right over the dog with his weapon.

The dog did not survive the shooting; Ramirez was not hit by the neighbor’s bullets.

KENS-TV┬áreports that Ramirez was frustrated by the puppy, who on more than occasion ate his cat’s food and defecated on his lawn. He told officials that he did not mean to kill the dog, just to frighten him, and that he thought the shotgun was only loaded with blanks.

Both Ramirez and the woman who shot at him, Angela Cruz, are being charged with felonies. Ramirez has been charged with cruelty to a non-livestock animal, while Cruz faces two counts of aggravated assault.

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  1. Cindy

    A darn shame she gets the greater charge. I hope they drop it.

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  2. Gianna Macias

    Not fair, anyone who shots a puppy is dangerous and more than likely to shot anyone approaching to check on his crime.

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  3. Dawn

    That is no excuse the killers a puppy make him pay!!!!

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    • carol debenedetto

      I thought it was considered a felony starting January 1, 2016 with up to 5 years in jail and a fine.
      what happened now the bastard killed a baby puppy he should go to jail for 5 years and get a heavy fine. the poor puppy didn’t understand he just needed to go to the bathroom,
      LOCK THE MF UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  4. mary checketts

    I think that the charges on her ought to be forgotten she was just warning the guy but he killed a living being he needs a mental evaluation she deserves a medal of bravery!!!!

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    • Maryann Mendoza

      Hear Hear !!!! I totally agree!

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  5. Jennifer Galindo

    I would have shot his fat ass too! I support you for your actions Miss Cruz! The laws need to change and assholes need to be punished! Not a slap on the hand! He took an innocent life!

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  6. Barbara Dunaway

    Too bad the neighbor missed! Could have feared for their life because the one with the shotgun pointed it at him!

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  7. Joyce Arnold

    I would have shot him and not missed!

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  8. shannon Reiser

    I only wish she didn’t miss his fat ass!!!

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  9. Susan

    I would have hit him in a on fatal spot so he would hurt forever and remember from behind bars what he did. Even better castrate him we don’t need offspring from him to continue the cycle of idiocy and cruelty.

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  10. Marco TIRELLI

    He must die in terrible conditions

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  11. Maria Lizotte

    Jail time for this loser who shot this innocent puppy… It’s to bad that the bulet from the owner didn’t hit his hands so he won’t be able to shoot another innocent animal…

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  12. Kelly Turner

    She saw a man with a gun and she was afraid for her life. She fired in self-defense, she was afraid he was going to shoot her next.

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