Dog injured after shot with BB/pellet gun in Lexington, police say

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LEXINGTON, Va. (WFXR) — Police are asking for the public’s help to determine who shot a dog in Lexington last week.

The Lexington Police Department says a dog was shot with a BB/pellet gun in the Borden Road area at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 15.

The owners reportedly took the wounded animal to the vet, who found a BB/pellet lodged in the dog. However, police say the dog is expected to make a full recovery from the injury.

If you have any information that could help lead to the identity of the person(s) responsible, you are asked to contact the department’s Animal Control division at (540) 462-3748. Tips may be left anonymously, but police say any and all information will be appreciated.

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