Business reports someone shot, killed its watchdog

A Doug Barnard Parkway business employee told authorities that someone shot its watchdog to death.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report, the dog was found dead with gunshot wounds to its back and head after employees arrived to work at Maxim Crane Works, 1615 Doug Barnard Parkway, on Tuesday morning.

Authorities said the business buried the dog before notifying police.