Dispatch: Police investigating after man, dog shot at Burgaw home

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Submitted: Tue, 04/15/2014 - 1:00pm
Updated: Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:05pm

BURGAW, NC (WWAY) — Pender County dispatchers say police are investigating after a man and a dog were shot at a Burgaw home yesterday.

They say it happened at a home on South Campbell Street. Dispatchers say Burgaw Police responded to the shooting scene, where they say a dog was shot and killed.

There’s no word yet on the victim’s condition, and it is still unclear who fired the shots. Dispatchers say Burgaw Police are investigating.


  • Jason says:

    You sound about as smart as a box of rocks, somebody was killed and your worried about the mutt. Get a job and stop trying to make this look like the police are the bad guys

  • Guest Mechanic says:

    On a report last night, it mentioned that a Pit Bull was shot to “protect officers” but no mention of whether or not the animal was being aggressive. We need more information on this story. The report last night implied that the dog was killed just because it happened to be there.

  • guest45 says:

    he should be worried about the mutt, if someone will mistreat or murder a dog, they will do the same thing to a human being, they go hand in hand. Now if it was an aggressive animal, that’s a different story, so let’s see the tapes.

  • Guest Mechanic says:

    Actually, Jason, I do care about the dog or any dog that is harmed for no reason. I feel it is safe to assume that you don’t keep up with what is going on, or you would understand that there are a lot of bad cops these days. I guess you work, so you don’t have a lot of opportunity to keep up with what’s going on. Anyhow, I have retired, and living very comfortably. I truly feel that I have forgotten more than you will ever know………..and I try to keep up with the happenings around me. No need to resort to ignorant little ‘bucket of rocks” sayings. it only shows you own intelligence is lacking.

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