KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man in Kansas City’s Waldo neighborhood is scaring his neighbors, who say he’s shooting his pellet gun at cats, canine and normal wildlife like squirrels and birds.
After calling police and elected officers, to no avail, individuals within the neighborhood are fed up and wish it to cease. His identify is Chuck Davis and he mentioned he’s lived in his home for greater than 50 years. He’s not shying away from what he’s doing at all, however now his neighbors are concerned.
“People are scared to leave their animals outside. They’re worried about their pets and they’re worried about their children,” mentioned Tracy Quaethem, who’s Davis’ neighbor.
In video taken by a neighbor you possibly can see him load the pellet gun after which hearth. FOX4 took this Waldo neighborhood’s issues straight to the supply.
When requested if he was shooting at pets within the neighborhood he responded “Oh yea I did, I do,” mentioned Chuck Davis.
Then when requested why he does this Davis mentioned “I don’t hit the animals with a pellet gun.”
According to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department, what Chuck Davis is doing is against the law.
One neighbor FOX4 spoke with, so scared she wouldn’t discuss on digital camera mentioned she’s made serval makes an attempt to succeed in police and she or he mentioned “they haven’t seemed to concerned.”
“He needs to stop if it can happen someone needs to take his weapon away or whatever needs to happen so he doesn’t do it anymore” Quaethem mentioned.
Neighbors mentioned the firing appears careless however Davis insist he simply targets animals that get on his garden.
“Most of the time I don’t even hardly aim at it because all I’m doing is making the sound with it and the little pellet will go to the side somewhere and everything besides as soon as they hear it they’re gone,” he mentioned.
Even as his neighbors plea for this to cease earlier than it escalates, Chuck Davis is defiant.
‘My message to these neighbors is know what the hell you’re speaking about then report it after you recognize what the hell you’re speaking about” he mentioned.
When FOX4 reached out to police asking why nothing has been achieved though his actions are unlawful, KCPD mentioned the male in query could be very aged and they are going to be working to contact him and decide if any sources should be allotted along with any authorized steps that could possibly be utilized.”
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