Felon Without Justification Shoots Family Dog Dead As 9-Year-Old Fed The Pup: Report

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Source: Memphis police; MEGA

Sep. 5 2022, Published 3:04 p.m. ET

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A man is accused of killing a child’s dog as the 9-year-old fed the pup, according to reports.

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Recently, police in Memphis, Tennessee, arrested Colby Pugh in connection to the case.

Pugh was walking down the 1600 block of National Street on May 16, according to CBS 42.

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That is when he intentionally killed a dog without justification, the report noted. He shot the dog as the child fed it.

Pugh was identified in a police lineup as the person who shot the family’s dog, according to CBS 42.

He was charged with aggravated animal cruelty, reckless endangerment and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. He was booked into jail, where bond was set at $25,000.


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