Seeking Tips In Animal Abuse Investigation

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department is seeking tips on a case of animal abuse investigated in Wheeling.  Sheriff Steve Cox says on October 13th at about 1:20 pm, deputies responded to the 300 block of N. Sheridan Street for a residents pet Labrador that had been shot.  The dog had been taken outside about 11 am and got away.  The pet later returned injured with a small open wound on its side.  The vet determined the dog had been shot with a small-caliber projectile.   The dog was treated and will recover from this.

If you have any information on this incident, you are asked to contact the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department at 646-0515 or the dispatch office at 646-2121.

 

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