Lawyer for Man Whose Rottweiler Was Shot by Cops: "The light has been shown on you and, like little cockroaches, you should run away"

Dog owner charged with multiple felonies, demands officer who shot dog be held accountable


The owner of a Rottweiler shot and killed on video by Hawthorne police – generating protest and media attention from across the country – pleaded not guilty Tuesday to multiples felony charges related to the ongoing case.

Leon Cordell Rosby, 52, was charged with two felony counts each of dissuading a witness from prosecuting a crime, intimidation of a witness and making criminal threats, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.