Friday, March 24, 2023

71-year-old man killed by seven pit bulls

Freddy Garcia was on his way to the shop when he was shocked and attacked by seven pit bulls. The man of Hispanic descent, surrounded and wounded, managed to be airlifted to the Herman Memorial in Houston, where he eventually died.

The dog’s owner has been identified as Samuel Cartwright, 47, was arrested by the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office and charged with Lillian’s Law, which states that dog owners can be held liable if the dog causes injury or death in an unprovoked attack. causes are made.Information USA Today.

It is also learned that the bail imposed on the owners of the dogs is $100 thousand and the dogs were kept with the sheriff’s office.

Freddy Garcia lived in the area and used to walk to the local store, neighbors tell ABC13 television channel.

“He did nothing to provoke these animals. It was not necessary. It didn’t make sense,” Fort Bend County Sheriff Eric Fagan said. “It is a sad incident to be hurt by dogs. I can’t say how sorry I am for what happened.”

“He was young. He was full of life. He loved to dance. He loved to sing. He was very happy,” García’s granddaughter, Ivonne Fajardo, told ABC13. “We would get together over the weekend and enjoy each other’s company. Now that he’s not here. That’s not going to happen.”

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“This disastrous tragedy was not to happen. I extend my deepest condolences to the Garcia family and their neighbors as they reconcile with the loss of Mr Garcia,” said Sheriff Fagan.

“Special thanks to Fort Bend Animal Services Director Rene Vasquez and Fort Bend District Attorney Brian Middleton for their collaborative work in catching and making arrests for the dogs.”

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