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Payson Police Saturday arrested Payson resident Mike Voden for shooting his neighbor, Randy Burnett. Police accounts say Burnett went onto Voden’s property on Saturday morning to get his dog. Police say Voden shot Burnett while he was on the phone to police. Voden’s partner says it was self-defense. Burnett’s wife says her husband did nothing aggressive and just wanted to get his dog.

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Trespassing dog triggers fatal shooting

Man reportedly trying to retrieve his dog killed in neighbor’s yard

A loose dog in a neighbor’s yard led to a fatal shooting in a peaceful Payson neighborhood and conflicting accounts that suggest either self-defense or the senseless killing of an unarmed man.


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