In Fayette County, West Virginia, a man who shot a lost dog on his porch with his handgun through the window has been charged with animal cruelty. Llyod Gill was arrested on Sunday after deputies were called to a residence in Scarbro after gunshots were fired.
According to Wowktv, Gill had been inside of his home with his pets and shot the lost dog in the chest that had been on his porch. The dog ran off, but officers and the dog’s owner were able to find him alive. Deputies stated the dog was “friendly and approachable” even after suffering the gun shot injuries.
Gill has been released on $2,500 bond. If anyone has any additional information, they are asked to contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304.574.3590 or CrimeStoppers of West Virginia at 304.255.STOP.
The dog’s condition is unknown.
(Photo of man who shot dog with handgun via Fayette County Sheriff’s Department)
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