Puppy shot at least 12 times by pellet gun

West Shore

2017-05-18 12:44 PDT

File # 2017-6865

Brown Labrador "Ozzy" with pellet wounds

West Shore RCMP is investigating after receiving a report of a 10 month old puppy shot by a pellet gun in the Highlands.

Police were contacted after the dog’s owners found him injured. The Labrador Ozzy was taken to the veterinary clinic and was confirmed to have been shot at least 12 times.

This attack not only left the puppy injured, but shook a whole community for this senseless act, states Cst. John Varley of West Shore RCMP. Luckily, Ozzy is doing well now.

If you have any information about this investigation, please contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca.

Released by

Cst. Alex Bérubé

Media Relations Officer
West Shore RCMP
698 Atkins Avenue, Victoria, BC V9B 3A4
Office: 250-391-3348
Fax: 250-474-8970

Email: westshore_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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