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Dog shooter diminishes us all

Dear Editor,

The news of the most recent dog shooting is particularly disturbing in that it was done by a sniper, on private property where Luther lived and walked with his family. Anyway you look at it, this was done by a cold-blooded killer who deliberately picked his target.

Who will be next? The link between animal abuse and human abuse is well known and documented. Now we have a coward loose with a rifle. Will his next target be a jogger or a child? Make no mistake about it, this evil, random act of violence threatens our entire community.



I strongly urge anyone with any information to call the authorities immediately. This is a dangerous maniac who has the potential to do great harm.

My heart goes out to the Beck family. I understand the grief and agony and disbelief they are feeling. I hope someone out there has the courage to step forward with the information necessary to bring this killer to justice.



Luther’s death diminishes us all.

Somebody somewhere, knows the killer.

Valerie Harriman

Carbondale


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