Pennsylvania State Police: Two Dogs Shot in Lancaster County

Pennsylvania State Police

MARTIC TWP, PA — The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an animal cruelty incident that occurred on February 1, 2023.

Authorities stated that Troopers responded to 4 Pinnacle Road West, Martic Township, Lancaster County for a report of two dogs that had been shot. Upon arrival, the property owner reported her two dogs were out in the yard when she heard multiple gunshots. Upon further investigation, the owner found one dog deceased in the yard. The other dog was transported to the Pet Emergency Treatment and Specialties facility in Lancaster City and survived after receiving treatment for multiple gunshot wounds.

Investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident continues. Anyone with information, contact the Lancaster Criminal Investigation Unit of the Pennsylvania State Police at (717) 299-7650.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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