FRESNO, Calif. (FOX26) — A dog was shot Wednesday morning in west Fresno.
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According to the Fresno Police Department, officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation around 8:30 a.m. near Dayton and Lafayette Avenues.
The department also received reports that somebody was attacking a dog with fireworks.
When they arrived, they found a large dog that had been shot in the leg and wandered onto a driveway.
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Officers were able to calm the Huskey and gently load it into a patrol car before taking it to emergency vet services.
The veterinarian determined that the dog suffered a leg fracture and is listed in stable condition.
Officers are still looking for the suspect, described as a black male wearing a brown jacket, black beanie, blue jeans, and carrying a black backpack.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Fresno Police Department at (559) 621-7000.
You can also remain anonymous by calling Valley Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-STOP.