NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk Humane Officers are investigating after receiving reports that two dogs were struck and injured by pellets shot from a pellet gun.
The dogs had been in the backyard of a residence in the 700 block of 52nd Street.
A pet-sitter watching two dogs for a relative noticed on August 2 that one of the two dogs was injured and took the dog to a vet.
The next day, the pet-sitter noticed the second dog was injured, so that dog was also taken to the vet.
The vet told the pet-sitter that the dogs had both been struck by pellets from a pellet gun.
Both of the injuries are non-life threatening.
Norfolk Humane Officers are investigating the incident and encourage anyone with any information to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.