Police say Mass. man was drunk when he shot his dog

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MIDDLEBORO (AP) -- Police say a Middleboro man was drunk when he shot his dog.

The Patriot Ledger reports that police arrested Gordon Lagstrom at his home on Saturday after receiving a call from a veterinarian who was treating a dog with gunshot wounds.

Police held the 55-year-old Lagstrom in protective custody. He is charged with animal cruelty, improper storage of a gun, being intoxicated while in possession of a gun and discharging a gun within 500-feet of a building.

It was not known Sunday if he is represented by a lawyer.


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