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News Release

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Detective Support and Vice Division, Animal Cruelty Task Force, is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for killing a dog.

On March 9, 2018, around 10:10 p.m., patrol officers responded to a radio call of shots fired in the 900 block of East 91st Street. Upon arrival, officers found a dead dog in the yard of a residence.

The dog was transported to the Los Angeles Animal Services, Harbor Shelter, where a veterinarian determined that the dog had been shot. A video was obtained which showed the killing of the dog.

The suspects were possibly four males and there is no further information at this time.

Anyone with additional information is urged to email the Animal Cruelty Task Force at Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.