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Man Shoots a Dog in Wichita Falls

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A Wichita Falls man got himself in trouble with police after firing his weapon Tuesday morning.

Police said three dogs went into a home owner's backyard in the central part of Wichita Falls.  The dogs began to attack a horse in the yard.  Police said the homeowner came out and fired a warning shot.  However, he then chased the dogs into an alley and shot one of them.

The injured dog was taken to a vet and the other two were captured by Animal Control.

The homeowner was cited for Discharging a Firearm in City Limits.  Police said charges could be filed pending an investigation.