Thomas Ayer St. Charles III was standing in the water next to a small boat in Tennessee. Inside the boat was a loaded shotgun which pointed in his direction. A hunting dog jumped into the boat, hit the trigger of the shotgun, and caused it to fire. Shot ripped through the side of the boat and struck the victim’s abdomen.
I suppose that this goes somewhere in the statistics pertaining to canine inflicted homicides. The breed of the dog was not given — not that it would matter. (Click here to read the news article.)