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Man charged in Vimianzo (A Coruña) for shooting a neighbor’s dog with a shotgun


The Civil Guard of Vimianzo (A Coruña) has charged a 50 year old local resident on the presumption of animal abuse.

According to the information provided, the accused shot a neighbor’s dog with a hunting shotgun from his window. The animal suffered serious wounds due to the shot, hitting various parts of the body, finally causing the animal’s death. According to declarations by the accused, the dog had invaded his property and did not know if it had caused any damage.

The events are in the preliminary judicial phase, processed in District Court no. 1 of Corcubión.

Source: Noticias La Información

keys Animal Law, Animal Welfare , Animal Abuse , art. 337 CC

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