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Man shoots, kills puppy while on walk with owners, police say

Florida man was on his balcony when he shot puppy, according to police

Davie Police Department
Davie Police Department

DAVIE, Florida – Johansen Concepcion De La Ros was arrested Saturday after shooting an 8-month-old puppy named Princess, according to Davie police.

The puppy’s owners were walking Princess around a lake at the Centro Apartments in Florida when De La Ros took aim with a “high powered pellet rifle with a scope,” according to the Davie Police Department.

An off-duty Pembroke Pines police officer witnessed the event and said De La Ros took a knee, lined up the cross hairs and took a shot that killed the dog.

Princess began bleeding from the mouth and was taken to an animal hospital where it was determined that a pellet traveled through her chest, killing her.

At first the owners didn’t know what happened, according to a Facebook post from DPD.

Princess belonged to the 8-year-old daughter of the parents who were walking the puppy.

According to the DPD, the family had moved to the area the day before from out of state.

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On September 29th at 6:33 PM the Davie police responded to the Centro Apartments located at 2800 SW 73 Way in regards to...

Posted by The Davie Police Department on Sunday, September 30, 2018