A man in Atlanta, Georgia, is accused of firing a shot which killed a puppy who was being held by a child. The terrifying incident took place outside of a home in the 1200 block of Hightower Road on September 13, reported 11 Alive News.
What led up to the shooting?
According to the news agency, a witness stated that an eight-year-old boy was outside playing with other children when the suspect walked by – the puppy, a chocolate Labrador retriever mix named Lady, ran out towards the man and another woman. A witness has stated that the boy ran and picked up the puppy, who was then shot by the man.
Officers who responded to the incident found the puppy dead on the road and a shell casing in the front yard of a home.
The police released a photo of the suspect, who has been identified by witnesses as Qundias De’Shun Jackson. Jackson supposedly had interacted with the puppy in a positive way just one day before the shooting.
Jackson, described as a black male in his early 20’s, stocky build, around 5’7 to 5’8, is wanted for questioning by the police.
(Image screenshot via 11 Alive News)
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