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Dog-shooting anger

Dear Editor:

I am outraged that Hutch Hutchinson, the Bishops’ neighbor and president of the homeowners association, “expressed hope that Remy’s death came out of an act of ignorance, not maliciousness” (“Dog’s shooting death angers midvalley neighborhood,” April 17, The Aspen Times).

I suspect this statement was small comfort to the Bishops.



Ignorance? To shoot a living, breathing, innocent little dog is not ignorance. It is not an accident; it is a mean and evil act done on purpose. I am outraged!

Hutchinson was quoted further: “I’m hoping it’s a kid who doesn’t know any better.” Really? In my opinion, this really is a dumb statement. Any parent who allows BB-gun ownership by a “kid” without teaching firearm safety, that’s ignorance. A kid did not do this, and again, that is just my opinion. Someone knows who did this, and any person of honor will do the right thing and come forward with information. I pray for this.



My sincere condolences to Ashlee and Archer for the loss of their beloved Remy. I cry with you.

Avonel Manges

Basalt


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