Deputies: Pit bull owner charged after his dog attacks another

CHARENTON, LA (WAFB) - A 27-year-old man faces charges after his pit bull allegedly attacked and killed a neighbor's dog Saturday afternoon.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office said Jean Paul Bourgeois of Charenton was charged with animal running at large.

He was arrested and issued a summons to appear in court in September.

Deputies said the neighbor told them she was walking with her dog on Pan Am Lane when the incident happened.

She reported the pit bull ran toward them and attacked her dog, killing it.

St. Mary Parish Animal Control picked up Bourgeois' dog.

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