A man has been charged with the murder of a pit bull in a trailer in Queensland’s central north.
Key points:Police say an argument broke out between two dogs and they used a Taser to subdue the dogThey say the dog’s owners are the only ones who are allowed to keep their petUnderstandably, there has been a lot of media coverage on the incident in Winton, south of BrisbanePolice say a dog that was in a separate trailer is the only one allowed to have a petPolice say the animal had been “severely” injured in the attackThe man is due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on November 13.
Police allege he was angry about a “situation” with the dog in the trailer and the incident escalated.
The animal’s owner is not being named.
“This is a very sad and sad case that has occurred,” Assistant Commissioner David Williams said.
“Unfortunately the circumstances surrounding the circumstances in the past lead to the circumstances leading to this incident.”
The man’s lawyer, David Williams, said the incident was a tragic event.
“We hope this will provide some closure to the community,” he said.”[The owner] has been in a very, very difficult situation.”
The incident occurred about 6:00pm on Sunday.
Mr Williams said the dogs owner had previously been involved in a violent incident with the police.
He said it was unclear what had caused the man to take matters into his own hands.
“What we do know is that it was a confrontation and that the dog was severely injured,” he told reporters.
“He’s got a fractured leg and he has a fracture to his pelvis.”
It was not the first time the dog has been hit.
“Police have charged a 29-year-old man with murder.
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