A Rhode Island mother whose daughter was wounded in a shooting Sunday made clear that she had no comment for the press when she swung open her front yard fence and unleashed two pit bulls on a local reporter on Tuesday.
Footage of the incident shows the pit bulls chasing the reporter down the street as she narrates the details of her own assault. The reporter suffered a shallow bite to her right forearm.
The mother, Melissa Lawrence, was charged with two counts of assault. Providence Journal reports that she showed up to her arraignment the next day wearing a pink t-shirt with the message, “My attitude is your problem,” printed across it.
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