In Ausgusta County, Georgia, an animal cruelty investigation has been launched after the discovered of six (6) puppies that had been shot to death. According to the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office, the hound puppies were found along the 200 block of Troxel Gap Road on Saturday.
Authorities discovered the deceased puppies estimated to be no more than six-months of age thrown over a steep embankment All of the puppies had been shot; their bodies strewn along the cliff.
“On December 22, 2018, members of the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office and Augusta County Animal Control were dispatched to the 200 block of Troxel Gap Rd, Middlebrook, for the report of (6) dogs that had been shot and killed.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy C.R. Hartman with the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office at 540.245.5333 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.322.2017.