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Dog injured in Richmond drive-by shooting

Posted at 8:50 AM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-07 12:30:26-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A Richmond dog was recovering after being shot early Tuesday morning, according to a Richmond Animal Care and Control social media post.

"Apollo was shot at close range with a shotgun," the post read. "His body is riddled with bullets (birdshot) and his condition is guarded."


Richmond Animal Care and Control said it was investigating the drive-by shooting which reportedly occurred in South Richmond along the 3400 block of Clydewood Avenue.

"Our team is busy working this investigation, but we need your help to find the person(s) responsible," the post continued. "Anyone recognize that car? Anyone out walking at 4 a.m. that saw/heard/told anyone anything?"

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Tips can be submitted to Richmond Animal Care and Control by phone to 804-646-5573 or their social media pages.

Richmond Animal Care and Control is raising money for Apollo's medical bills.