Autumn Mae Waters Steele , Burlington Iowa,Autumns family wants answers and we,want " Sammie" back!
Columbus Ga. Native,Autumn Mae Waters-Steele was shot and killed by a Burlington Iowa police officer who shot her supposedly vicious dog "Sammie"..2 shots fired ,1 bullet striking "Sammie" who survived,other bullet striking "Autumn Steele" ,she died at the scene. Tragic accident of IMHO of negligence,excessive force and child endangerment ,happening in front of her husband and 3 year old son . Burlington police officer arrived over domestic abuse call. Witnesses questioned stated did not see the dog acting viscious to police officer,just maybe startled police officer. Said police officer taken to hospital for bite(s) ??? Investigation ongoing.."Sammie" impounded at a local humane shelter..witnesses say police officer slipped,from ice,and snow while firing weapon. Autumn Mae Waters Steele,34 yrs of age,mother of 2 young sons,died Jan.6,2015 Burlington Iowa.,Her family wants information! Gina Waters Colbert,6010 Buena Vista rd.,Columbus Ga.31907 . BPD,show some respect...also Sammie in local humane shelter,notice mailed to family threatening to euthenize "Sammie" if found viscious .."Sammie" has been held since evening of Jan.6th,2015,well enough time to observe even before legal notice served on Jan.15th...of all witnesses reported ,none stated they saw Sammie bite police officer Jesse Hill...officer bit,scratched..what?? Still,nothing excuses the moment My daughter Autumn was "ACCIDENTLY" shot,and killed. FYI, "Sammie" is a multi mixed canine,not a full blood " German Shepherd". Gina Waters Colbert