MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — A Memphis man facing aggravated animal cruelty charges among others after killing a 9-year-old’s dog in front of her.
Police said Colby Pugh was walking down National Street on May 16, 2022 when he intentionally killed a dog without justification while a child was feeding it.
Pugh has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty, reckless endangerment, and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
Pugh was identified by a police lineup as the person responsible for shooting the family dog.
He is being held on $25,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on August 29.