Mother Of Boy Killed By Pit Bull Threatened By Another Pit Bull At Son’s Grave
John Triton Harvard, 5, was killed by a pit bull in April, His mother Johnna was threatened twice by a pit bull while visiting his grave in Pell City, AL.
“We were able to jump back in the vehicle and call 9-1-1,” Ms. Harvard told ABC.
Pell City Police Captain Joshua Herren confirmed, “As the officer started to back away, the dog charged the officer and officer was forced to discharge the firearm,” according to the Washington Times.
Harvard captured the incident on video. She said that the police officer had to shoot the Pit Bull to protect the public. “It charged, it was not going to stop.”
“These dogs are everywhere,” she told reporters, “They are not being properly leashed and cared for.”