Pet dog found shot to death outside home in Arabi on Tuesday

Posted: December 30th, 2015 | Filed under: SBSO News

An Arabi woman’s pet dog was found shot to death earlyTuesday morning after the animal was let outside, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Keiser, a 9 or 10-year-old Shepherd mix, was shot once to the chest and was found dead about 8:30 a.m., the sheriff said. It appeared a pellet gun was used to kill the dog.

The incident happened near the intersection of Anne Street and Center Street.

Sheriff’s deputies and parish Animal Control were called to investigate.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the Sheriff’s Office at (504) 271-2501.