Houma man arrested after shooting neighbor's pit bull
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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