Animal Hoarder Shot By MPD Officers

Animal Hoarder Shot By MPD Officers

The owner of a Cordova home filled with cats, dogs, chickens, raccoons and opossums was shot and killed by police Friday evening.
MEMPHIS, TN--A Cordova animal hoarder was shot and killed by police officers late Friday evening.

Memphis police officers were called to the home of Donald Moore at 10038 Cameron Ridge Trail around 6:30 p.m. after neighbors and Memphis Animal Service employees reported threats by the homeowner. Memphis Animal Services was at the home to serve a warrant. Once inside the home, the Moore pointed a gun at officers. Officers fired shots at Moore, striking and killing him.

An MPD spokesperson says that Donald Moore's house was filled with dogs, cats, raccoons, opossums and chickens.

Stay tuned to ABC24 News for more information on this developing story.

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