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Charges filed in dog shooting

KITTS HILL — A 17-year-old juvenile has been charged with a misdemeanor count of cruelty to animals, according to Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney Brigham Anderson.

The charge was filed today following the weekend shooting of a family dog in the Kitts Hill area.

“We are filing charges on the juvenile who shot the dog for cruelty to animals,” Anderson said. “I reviewed the case and filed it to today.”

The juvenile will be served with a summons to appear in court, Anderson said.

If found guilty, he could serve a period of incarceration in the Lawrence County Juvenile Detention Center.

For the full story, see Wednesday’s edition of The Tribune.