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Police in Florida are looking for a man who shot a dog in the face on April 2.
An unidentified man got out of a four-door Honda Accord at around 7:15 p.m. and shot one round at Boots, a male chocolate lab mix, who was loose at the time. The dog was shot in the snout, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office.
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The unidentified male fled the scene after shooting the dog with an unidentified female.
Boots was taken to an emergency veterinary clinic following the incident.
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The one-year-old dog sustained a fractured lower right jaw as a result of the incident, and several teeth were knocked out.
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Boots is now recovering at the emergency veterinary clinic, according to the sheriff’s office.
The unidentified man is described by the sheriff’s office as approximately 6 ft. tall and has short deadlocked hair with red highlighted tips.
Any individual with information that could assist in finding the suspect is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.