If someone trespasses on your property and shoots your dog it seems you would be well within your rights to return the favor.
Also you would expect that the folks you pay to provide protection against the bad folks would step in, bust the perpetrator and throw the proverbial book at them.
But you would be wrong.
Via The Agitator.
Maybe this will make you feel better…
Man gets 6 months for killing wife’s kitten.
Man gets three years for puppy toss.
and the one everyone likes…