Virginia Beach man charged after fatal dog attack

James Inman (Virginia Beach Police Department)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A pit bull killed a Yorkie in Virginia Beach Monday night, and now the dog’s owner faces two misdemeanor charges.

Animal Control identified James Obrian Inman, 19, as the owner because his pet has been deemed dangerous previously. Inman was charged with two counts of failure to control a dangerous dog and was also issued a summons for a dangerous dog hearing, according to authorities.

PHOTOS: Family pet killed by dog

Inman of the 1900 block of King John Court as released on bond. The beast will stay with Animal Control until the court hearing.

The Virginia Beach family who owned the Yorkie said the pit bull took their pet by the neck and shook it until it died.

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