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Dragon Attack II

Police in Independence, Mo., were called to a residence on a report of an alligator in a yard. When the officer saw the beast, he started shooting. The resident heard the shots and came out to see what the ruckus was. “The officer fired two rounds,” said Rick Sheridan, “and killed my concrete, ornamental alligator.” Sheridan told the officer he was trying to keep kids out of his yard. When “No Trespassing” signs didn’t work, he bought the alligator. (RC/WDAF Kansas City) ...Which works considerably better than yelling “Stay off my lawn, punks!”
Original Publication Date: 19 June 2011
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.
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