Two Pit Bulls Shot to Death in Springfield in Wake of New Ban
Two pit bulls have been shot to death in the last week in Springfield, where city officials passed a ban on the dogs earlier this month.
The Kansas City Star reports that one family's pit bull was killed Saturday. Police say a neighbor shot the dog when it jumped a fence into a yard and attacked the neighbor's dog.
Police say a woman tried to separate the dogs, but when a man intervened, the pit bull turned on him and he shot the dog.
On Thursday, a Springfield man shot an unleashed pit bull to death because the dog grabbed his leashed dog by the neck while they were out for a walk.