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Altoona man arrested in dog shooting

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ALTOONA (KWWL)-- An Altoona man was arrested in connection with shooting an English Bulldog last weekend.

Officers say 49-year-old Bernard Lear faces felony charges for possession of a weapon, animal abuse, and a warrant for failure to pay child support.

Police found the dog severely injured in a wooded area last Saturday.

The dog had to be euthanized due to the severe wounds.

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