One witness in the area, who wishes to remain anonymous because they are afraid of the gang who committed the abuse, reported a sixth dog who was lynched, having been hung out of a window. This dog has not been recovered.A neighbor told the PD that the building had recently been a marketplace for drugs and sex, and dogs were kept as protection from the cops. But everybody cleared out, rotten smells began to waft out of the place, and police were called.
The neighbor said a nice woman used to own the building and kept it in great shape, but the building had fallen into disrepair over the years. Other neighbors said the block was home to a wide range of criminal activity -- "hang around long enough, you'll see the show," one man said.
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