Police Wednesday released security video in hopes of tracking down a gunman who fatally shot a dog in the fenced yard of a residence in South Los Angeles.

The shooting occurred about 10:10 p.m. on March 9 in the 900 block of East 91st Street.

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The Los Angeles Police Department released video footage of the shooting, showing a group of four males walking on a sidewalk past the fenced yard, with the dog apparently barking at them from the other side of the fence. One member of the group drew a handgun and shot the dog that died at the scene, police said.

The investigation is being conducted by the Animal Cruelty Task Force.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to email the task force at ACTF@lapd.online, or call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip without revealing their identity.

–City News Service

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