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10/01/2010 06:57 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dog Owner Fatally Stabbed Outside Brooklyn Bar

The dispute began early Thursday over two dogs, a miniature pinscher named Rocco and a Shih Tzu, Bugsy, one tied too closely to the other outside a bar in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.

It was the type of minor skirmish common enough on the crowded sidewalks of New York. But as the owners of the dogs separated them, things quickly escalated.

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