Deputy shoots dog; owner cited

 

A dog was shot and its owner was cited after police say it charged a Richmond County sheriff’s deputy Saturday.

About 8:30 a.m., Deputy Kevin Link was called to the 3600 block of Monmouth Road because of two vicious dogs in the area, according to a police statement.

When he arrived, one of the dogs charged at Link, and he fired a shot at the dog. The wounded dog was taken to a veterinarian by its owner, Kelsey Beatty, who was cited by animal control.

 

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