New surveillance video shows the moments the violent confrontation between dog walker, Ryan Fischer, and the two suspects occurred.
Dramatic video, first obtained by TMZ before FOX 11 obtained a similar version, shows a white sedan pull up next to Fischer and two men get out of the backseat and attempt to take the dogs. But Fischer fights back.
He is heard calling out for help as one suspect yells "give it up." The suspect then fires his gun hitting Fischer. The car quickly fled away.
Fischer was transported to the hospital in critical condition, he is expected to survive. The Los Angeles Police Department says he was shot twice, once in the back and once in the neck.
A neighbor released the video hoping it will help identify the suspects and lead to their arrest.
Fischer was walking three of Lady Gaga's dogs at the time, and the attackers made off with two of them, Koji and Gustav. A third dog, named Miss Asia, was recovered. Fischer has been walking Lady Gaga’s dogs for about a decade and friends say he will do anything for them.
The pop superstar is offering a $500,000 reward for the safe return of her stolen bulldogs with "no questions asked."
The suspect’s vehicle is said to be a white Nissan Altima with tinted windows. Police described the two suspects as men about 20 to 25-years-old, one with blond dreadlocks and wearing a black hoodie and carrying a semi-automatic handgun. The other was dressed in dark clothing.
It is not known if Fischer was targeted or if the attack was random. Purebred French bulldogs can sell for thousands of dollars.
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