Tulare County man facing animal cruelty charges

Saturday, June 16, 2012

A dog in the South Valley is recovering after it was shot in the neck with a pellet gun.

Tulare County investigators say 22-year old Edgar Mora shot the three year old dog after he became irritated with it.

The dog belongs to Mora's neighbor.

Tulare County animal control took the dog to a local veterinarian for treatment. It is expected to survive.

Mora was arrested and now faces animal cruelty charges.

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