By Staff

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A man has been arrested for animal cruelty after allegedly shooting a dog in Dallas earlier this month, police said.

Police said the arrest stems from an incident on March 3 at a business in the 2100 block of McDaniel Drive.

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According to police, the suspect, later identified as Cesar Enrique Villela Hernandez, allegedly shot a large black Labrador-type dog multiple times. He then drove away in a green pickup truck.

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Police said the dog suffered injuries from the shooting. Its current condition is not known.

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Cesar Enrique Villela Hernandez mugshot (Source: Dallas County Jail)

Hernandez was taken into custody on Thursday, March 18, at around 7 p.m. on a felony warrant for cruelty to non-livestock/torture. Staff