RCMP investigating dog shooting incident

The Revelstoke RCMP are investigating a disturbing incident in which a dog was shot and killed near Three Valley Gap on Saturday.

The Revelstoke RCMP are investigating a disturbing incident in which a dog was shot and killed near Three Valley Gap on Saturday.

The act took place on near the Wap Lake Forest Service Road, about 20 kilometres west of Revelstoke, on Saturday, Oct. 4 at around 1 p.m.

RCMP say the dog, a three-year-old husky cross name Ollie, was out with its owner when it was shot.

A man was seen getting into a pickup truck with a firearm and fleeing the scene as the owner of the dog gave chase on foot.

The suspect is described as caucasian, in his late twenties to early thirties, with short dark hair and a few days of facial hair growth. He was wearing dark clothing and a baseball cap. His truck was described as a late-80s or early-90s two-door black Chevrolet shortbox, with a tonneau cover and tinted windows. The truck was very clean, appeared well taken care of, and had a distinct chrome grill.

Ollie was taken to the Revelstoke vet where he died of his injuries.

The Revelstoke RCMP is asking anyone with information about this incident to contact them at 250-837-5255 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

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