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Shocking And Graphic Footage Of Police Shooting Dog Goes Viral

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Two YouTube videos show a man, identified by CBS as Leon Rosby, taking video of a SWAT team in Hawthorne, Calif.

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In the video, Rosby is seen taking taking video of officers walking up the sidewalk. They then walk toward him and arrest him, and proceed fire their weapons on his dog.

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There is a third video showing what appears to be another angle of the same incident.

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The report stated that the rottweiler was shot after one officer feared "that the attacking Rottweiler would imminently bite the officer(s)..."

Though that has yet to deter the torrent of angry users discovering the video.

that #hawthorne dog video has ruined my day. don't know why i watched it tbh

vee orphan

@vorfn

that #hawthorne dog video has ruined my day. don't know why i watched it tbh

WOAH NO THE HAWTHORNE POLICE THAT SHOT THE DOG SHOULD BE LOCKED THE FUCK UP I'M CRYING SO MUCH

♡Winona forever♡

@cutestbabyalien

WOAH NO THE HAWTHORNE POLICE THAT SHOT THE DOG SHOULD BE LOCKED THE FUCK UP I'M CRYING SO MUCH

To the police in Hawthorne California that arrested that guy and shot his dog to death... I hope karma fux you in the mouth u bitches

Dean ACM18994EVA

@KING_KAVO

To the police in Hawthorne California that arrested that guy and shot his dog to death... I hope karma fux you in the mouth u bitches

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