A man who shot another woman’s leashed dog at a park in Port Orchard, Washington, has been ordered to serve jail time and give up his own dog. As reported by the Kitsap Sun, a judge sentenced Raymundo Esguerra Gabriel to spend 30 days in jail and give up his dog for the September incident which left a pit bull named Dottie with injuries that required the amputation of her leg.
Dottie was on a leash, and wearing a muzzle, the day that Gabriel pulled a gun and shot her. Dottie’s owner claims that Gabriel said, “You’re going to learn a lesson today.” The angst began after Dottie’s owner asked Gabriel to leash his own dog – a Chihuahua – who she claims was harassing her leashed dog.
Gabriel initially faced felony charges for the shooting, but they were downgraded to misdemeanors after he pleaded guilty in March. In addition to losing his dog and spending time behind bars, Gabriel must attend anger management classes.
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