Caged dog, shot six times, survives
Two men were arrested in Toledo after they allegedly took turns shooting a German shepherd while he howled in his cage.
The dog, named Sarge, was hit by six shots, but survived. He’s now being held by the Lucas County dog warden.
One of the men, Lawrence Mick, 57, the dog’s owner, is in the Lucas County jail, where he was being held on $25,000 bond. He’s charged with a third degree felony for using the weapon, and if convicted, he could be sentenced to one to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. The other charges he faces in connection with the incident, including cruelty to animals, are all misdemeanors.
Mick has a drug conviction and is prohibited from using a firearm, the Toledo Blade reported.
Mick and another man, Adam Collins, are accused of taking turns shooting the captive dog with a 25-caliber pistol Friday in Mick’s backyard with a 25-caliber pistol.
Posted by John Woestendiek July 14th, 2010 under videos.
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