A 62-year-old Fort Pierce man is accused of shooting his neighbor’s two dogs, killing one of them and seriously injuring another.
Police arrested Jorge Rosado on Friday after officers were called to the 1700 block of North 15th Street.
Police say when they arrived they found two dogs had been shot and were being taken to an animal hospital by their owner.
The owners say Rosado was cursing and yelling from his fenced-in yard before shooting the two pit bull mixes multiple times “without provocation” as the dogs were outside his fence.One of the dogs died at the hospital and the other was seriously wounded.
He was charged with two counts of animal cruelty and one count each of possession of a weapon or ammunition by a convicted felon and discharging a firearm in public or residential property.