Man Sought In Burned Puppy's Death

DALLAS (AP) - An 18-year-old man is accused of involvement in the death of a 4-month-old puppy that was set on fire.

Dallas police have issued an arrest warrant for Darius Ewing on a felony animal cruelty charge. Authorities say several people set a dog on fire April 4 at an apartment complex in the Pleasant Grove district of southeast Dallas.

The group ran away when police arrived. A witness told police someone poured lighter fluid on the puppy before setting it on fire.

The puppy, a Labrador terrier mix, suffered burns to 70 percent of its body. Later named Justice, he died April 13.

A $25,000 reward has been announced for information leading to the arrest of anyone involved in the puppy's death.