Longview police investigating after dog shot with arrow

LONGVIEW, TX - Longview Animal Services and Longview Police were investigating a case of animal cruelty on Thursday.

At about 1:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area near Rawley Court and Glover Drive.

Officers located a dog that had been shot with an arrow, but was still alive. They immediately took the dog to the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center where he underwent emergency surgery to remove the 20" arrow that pierced his lungs. The dog survived. 

The shelter medical staff also learned the dog had been shot multiple times with a pellet gun and had a pellet still inside his body.

Police and Animal Services asked anyone with information to come forward and contact them or call Crimestoppers at 903-236-7867.

(Information from easttexasmatters.com

 


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