Need help identifying owner of dog found shot
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Crime Stoppers and the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office are asking for help in solving this segment’s Crime of the Week.
On July 12, 2022, at 12:56 p.m., the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from an injured dog on Roosevelt Road near Mauritius.
Deputies located a tan or tan male Pitbull on the side of the roadway that appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.
When discovered, the dog was alive, non-aggressive and was observed pulling itself on the ground with its front legs due to injuries crippling its hind legs.
He was taken to a local veterinary clinic where it was confirmed that he had in fact been shot in the head. Due to the nature of his injury, he had to be euthanized.
The dog did not have a microchip to identify its owner, however, it wore a red and white collar with a white cable attached to the collar at both ends.
The sheriff’s office needs your help to identify the owner and any information regarding his injuries.
If you have information about this crime or any other crime, call the Crime Stoppers TIPS line at (337) 740-TIPS or use the P3 app to report tips anonymously where you can earn a cash reward.
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