At the Yum’s on Kennedy, we set up shop last night to film patrons on the recent Petworth shootings. Things were going just fine. It was after 11 p.m.
Then a lady came running towards us. She had a warning for us.
Something about a dog on the loose.
She ran into the Yum’s. We saw the dog—a pit bull. And yes, I admit, I scurried into the Yum’s. Ted, I admit, played it cool. Even though they were safe inside, people screamed some more. I may or may not have screamed like an eight-year-old.
Eventually, I calmed down enough. Ted got some footage of the pit bull. For City Desk. We are very brave. We should be given an award or a free lunch.
We also captured the musings of one Petworth resident about pit bulls, a recent stabbing, violence in general, the police, and Obama:
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Video by Ted Scheinman