DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - No charges have been filed against the cyclist who fatally shot an unleashed dog in Davie.
Police say a Doberman pinscher in training to be a therapy dog attacked the man on the bike on Thanksgiving morning. The man has not been identified, but police say he did have a permit for the weapon.
The dog's owner, though, said Scooby would never have harmed anyone. Dan Abou told the South Florida Sun Sentinel Saturday "it's very alarming that someone would be riding a bike with a gun" on Thanksgiving.
Abou said he adopted the dog in July.
The newspaper reports this is the second time this year that a Broward County resident fatally shoots an unleashed dog.