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Houma man arrested after shooting neighbor's pit bull

8 months 1 week 4 days ago May 11, 2016 May 11, 2016 Wednesday, May 11 2016 May 11, 2016 1:40 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
Image: The Courier

HOUMA - Police in Houma say a man faces animal cruelty charges after he reportedly killed his neighbor’s pit bull in an act of revenge after the canine bit his son.

60-year-old Karl Kohman, of Houma, is now accused of shooting the 2-year-old dog with a .22 caliber handgun on Saturday, according to The Courier.

The newspaper reports that officers later learned that Kohman’s 34-year-old son was walking in his neighbor’s yard when the pit bull bit him on the ankle.

KATC-TV says Kohman was booked into the Terrebonne Parish Jail on charges of aggravated cruelty to animals, illegal use of a weapon, obstruction of justice and criminal trespassing.

According to online jail records, an attorney is not listed for Kohman at this time.

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