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.READ MORE: Virtual Learning May Remain An Option At Some North Texas School Districts
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.READ MORE: Firefighters Battle Raging Fire At Addison Apartment Complex
Police said the dog suffered injuries from the shooting. Its current condition is not known.MORE NEWS: Texas COVID-19 Hospitalizations At Lowest Level Since Last June
Hernandez was taken into custody on Thursday, March 18, at around 7 p.m. on a felony warrant for cruelty to non-livestock/torture.