FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 4, 2015
Kansas City, Mo., Animal Health and Public Safety officers are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who is believed to be involved in the intentional shooting of a dog near 73rd and Bellefontaine around 10:00 a.m. Thursday morning.
Witnesses at the scene describe the suspect as a tall black male, wearing a hat and a black jacket. The dog was immediately rescued by Animal Health and Safety Officers, who brought the dog to Kansas City’s animal shelter for veterinary care. At this time the dog is being treated for significant injuries.
Residents with information about the suspect are urged to call 911.
Media inquiries should be directed to City Communications Director, Chris Hernandez, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 816-513-3474.