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Animal Cruelty Charge Filed In Dog Shooting Death


DELAWARE TOWNSHIP — A man from Northumberland County now faces charges after police say he shot and killed his neighbor’s pet.

Wayne van Blargan was charged with animal cruelty Wednesday.

Police say he shot a German shepherd last month at a home near Watsontown.

Wayne van Blargan told police he thought the dog was a coyote.


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