Anniston police are looking into who may have shot and killed a pitbull early Friday morning.
Capt. Allen George said the incident happened between midnight and 12:15 a.m. A resident in the 600 block of Jewell Street was awakened by gunfire outside the home.
In the yard, officers found the owner’s dog, a white pitbull, yelping in pain from two gunshot wounds to the abdomen. One round also pierced a bedroom window at the residence.
The dog was transported to Anniston Animal Medical Center where it died.
Anyone with information on the case is urged to contact investigations at (256) 240-4000.