Los Angeles Times
Video of a violent robbery in which two men shot Lady Gaga’s dog walker and stole two of her purebred French bulldogs in Hollywood on Wednesday night shows a swift attack in which the animals were clearly the target of the robbers — corroborating an eyewitness account from the camera’s owner.
“They had a motive, and they didn’t care,” said Carlos Pantoja, 29, who said he witnessed the shooting from his porch before calling 911 and comforting the dog walker, Ryan Fischer, on the street.
In the video, one of the assailants shouts “Give it up” as the pair jumped out of a white Nissan Altima in the 1500 block of Sierra Bonita Avenue — right in front of Pantoja’s home, which has an Amazon Ring camera on the porch. Pantoja shared the footage with The Times in hopes it could help bring the perpetrators to justice.
A struggle immediately ensued from there. “Help me!” screamed Fischer, who is expected to recover.
A single shot rings out, and Fischer screams again. One of the dogs whines as it’s taken.