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Craighead County deputies search for suspect who shot dog

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A Craighead County woman who keeps rescue dogs told deputies Monday that someone shot her dog, according to Craighead County sheriff's investigators. 

Deputies went to a home on County Road 160 after getting a call. The woman told police she keeps rescue dogs and she let some of them out of a nearby pen. While outside, she noticed that one of the dogs had been shot in the leg with a BB gun. 

The incident Monday was the second incident in as many weeks, deputies said. 

Anyone with information on the incident should call the Craighead County Sheriff's Department at (870) 933-4551. 

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