2 charged in shooting of 5-month-old puppy at park

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - Two men have been charged with animal cruelty in the shooting of a 5-month-old labradoodle that survived its injuries.


The Kitsap Sun reports that the puppy named Audrey was found Monday in a park after a neighbor heard a gunshot and a whimpering dog.


A Facebook post Monday night from the Humane Society said the dog had been shot in the abdomen. Audrey underwent emergency surgery and is recovering.


Court documents say police found a parking ticket near the scene for a man whose vehicle matched a witness description. Officers went to an address for the vehicle's owner and say a roommate told them the man bought the dog about two months ago.


Police say another roommate told them they were at the park with the man when he shot Audrey.




Information from: Kitsap Sun, http://www.kitsapsun.com/

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