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Finley man charged for shooting neighbor's dog

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KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - A man who shot a neighbor's dog because he thought it would leave droppings in his yard has been charged in Benton County with animal cruelty.
    
KEPR reports (http://bit.ly/1va0508 ) the prosecutor may add a weapons charge against 82-year-old Otis McCulley.
    
He admits to shooting the dog in Finley last Thursday and says he has shot several other dogs that have come onto his property.
    
The dog was a 6-month-old Australian shepherd named Rowdy that belonged to the 10-year-old son of Kathy Davis. The family didn't know the puppy had escaped through a fence.
    
The Davis family called the sheriff's office. McCulley told deputies he had the right to kill the dog.
    
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Information from: KEPR-TV, http://www.keprtv.com/

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