According to authorities in Massachusetts, US, a man has been killed in his home by a neighour through a crossbow he fired at dogs who were attacking the man.
According to the report, the neigbour wanted to help the man who was attacked by the dogs, as he shouted for help.
The victim is identified as Joshua Jadusingh; 27 years.
After hearing the call for help by the victim, the concerned neigbour rushed to his apartment and returned with the crossbow. Report says he was licensed to own the crossbow for hunting.
He is reported to have fired up at the dogs from a stairwell; the bolt hit the dog, went via a door and landed on the man that cried for help in a room he was hiding.
The dogs are known to fight and threatened people and were usually caged to avoid hurting people.
The dogs were finally killed by police officers. They fired five rounds of bullets at the dogs before killing them. The dogs showed aggression toward these police officers before they were killed.