ESCALON, California [CNN] – An Escalon man was arrested on Monday morning after allegedly firing his gun into the air to defend his pet duck, according to police.
I heard a loud bang,” said Alejandro Mancilla who called 911 immediately after hearing the gunshots.
Police said a neighborhood dog bit the duck and broke its leg.
“Mr. Wilson had fired the gun after he saw the dog jumping over the fence,” said Escalon Police Department Sgt. Gustavo Flores. “He fired the gun to scare the dog.”
However, the gun shot did not stop the attack.
“The dog had attacked the duck. The duck is still...