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Florida police hunt suspect who shot dog in face


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Florida police are looking for a man who shot a dog in the face on April 2.

An unidentified man got out of a four-door Honda Accord around 7:15 p.m. and fired a shot at Boots, a male chocolate lab mix, which was loose at the time. The dog was shot in the muzzle, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office.

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An unidentified man got out of a four-door Honda Accord around 7:15 p.m. and fired a shot at “Boots”, which is a male chocolate lab mix, which was loose at the time. The dog was shot in the muzzle, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office.
(Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office)

The unidentified man fled after shooting the dog with an unidentified woman.

Boots was taken to an emergency veterinary clinic following the incident.

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Florida police hunt suspect who shot dog in face

An unidentified man got out of a four-door Honda Accord around 7:15 p.m. and fired a shot at “Boots”, which is a male chocolate lab mix, which was loose at the time. The dog was shot in the muzzle, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office.
(Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office)

The one-year-old dog suffered a broken right lower jaw following the incident and several teeth were knocked out.

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Florida police hunt suspect who shot dog in face

An unidentified man got out of a four-door Honda Accord around 7:15 p.m. and fired a shot at “Boots”, which is a male chocolate lab mix, which was loose at the time. The dog was shot in the muzzle, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office.
(Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office)

Boots is now recovering at the emergency veterinary clinic, according to the sheriff’s office.

The unidentified man is described by the sheriff’s office as about 6 feet tall and has short, side-swept hair with red-highlighted ends.

Anyone with information that may help locate the suspect is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.

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