Georgia Man KILLS Neighbor Over "DOG POOP" In His YARD!!

Posted by The King Slayer 3 years ago in News
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A Georgia man allegedly killed his neighbor early Sunday morning after believing his dog was leaving feces in his yard. Larry Russell Bates, 46, from Auburn, is facing charges of felony murder and animal cruelty for shooting and killing Paul Allen Wilson, 44, and one of Wilson's dogs. Bates was arrested after the Auburn Police Department received a call about a neighborhood dispute on Crest Pointe Court in Auburn at about 1.16am, Lt Chris Hodge told the Gwinnett Daily Post. He added that the officers were aware that one of the neighbors had a gun. By the time they arrived, however, Wilson - shot in the head and torso - and one of the family dogs were lying dead near 149 Crest Pointe Court. Wilson's wife, Beth, told WSB-TV that Bates was 'obsessed' because he was convinced their dogs were leaving feces in his yard. She says their dogs weren't responsible but offered to clean the waste up anyway. Beth added that Bates would often wait and watch for her husband going on nightly walks with the dogs. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with funeral expenses. So far, $1,220 has been raised out of a $10,00 goal. Bates is being held in the Barrow County Detention Center, though Hodge said the investigation is ongoing. According to records, obtained by, this is not the first time Bates has been in trouble with the law. In 2010, he pleaded no contest to four counts of simple battery and one count of family violence battery, serving probation for 12 months. In 2012, he pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal trespass, serving probation for 12 months and paying a $680 fine and serving 12 months' probation.

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