Florida man accused of shooting and killing two dogs

first_imgDELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is facing animal cruelty and child abuse charges after killing two of his fiancee’s dogs, Volusia County Sheriff’s officials said.William Petty, 49, was arrested Sunday, a day after the incident occurred in DeLand, deputies said.A 16-year-old boy told his mother that Petty had tried to make him shoot one of the dogs.The teen’s mother called the sheriff’s office after he told her about the incident, officials said. The boy was at Petty’s home when the couple got into an argument, according to the arrest report. AdvertisementThe boy told investigators that Petty loaded up two of her dogs a female Catahoula mix and a male Dachshund — and drove them to a wooded area. He pulled out a revolver and shot the female dog in the head. He then handed the teen the gun and told him to shoot the other dog, the release said.The teen said he shot into the ground and Petty took the gun back and shot the other dog. He then tossed both dogs into the woods, the release said.Deputies found the dogs and consulted with Volusia County Animal Services officers, sheriff’s officials said. Animal control officials took both bodies. Advertisement AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 comments Florida nursing homes report COVID-19 infection rates nearly double the national average June 16, 2021 AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 comments Florida moves against foreign theft of intellectual property June 8, 2021 The owner of the dogs confirmed that neither dog had an illness or ailment that would have called for them to be euthanized, the report said.Petty was located in Port Orange on Sunday and arrested on two counts of felony cruelty to animals, two counts of unlawful disposal of a dead domestic animal, child abuse and carrying a concealed weapon in the commission of a felony.Petty remained in jail on Monday. Jail records did not list a lawyer for Petty. AdvertisementTags: Animal crueltyFlorida Two suffer shark bites off Florida beach June 16, 2021 RELATEDTOPICS Advertisement Over 1,000 unemployment claim call takers let go as DEO cancels contract June 12, 2021last_img

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