MANTECA, Calif. (CBS13) — City council members will soon decide whether to euthanize a dog that has been accused of multiple violent incidents, including the recent death of a neighboring dog.
Neighbors said they heard screaming on Pestana Avenue last week when a pit bull locked into a home jumped out of a second story window and began prowling the neighborhood. Kids returning home from school managed to avoid the dog but a small beagle lying in his driveway did not.READ MORE: Hamilton Fans Evacuated After Fire Alarm Goes Off In Sacramento Convention Center
“I guess a random pit bull came and grabbed their dog by the neck and dragged it down the street,” said neighbor Cindy Lopez.READ MORE: Missing Marysville Teen Carmen Miller May Be Victim Of Sex Trafficking, Police Say
The dead beagle was dragged a block and a half down the street.
Investigators say the same dog was accused of six other attacks in Contra Costa County. The owner of the dog and the victim were not available for comment.MORE NEWS: Proposed Campground Expansion At Auburn State Recreation Area Draws Concern Over Wildfire Risk
The Manteca city council will decide whether the dog should be euthanized Tuesday.