13 May 2013

Dog shot in neighbour dispute

1:18 pm on 13 May 2013

A dog has been shot in a dispute between neighbours in Motueka.

Police and the Armed Offenders' Squad responded to an incident at a rural property on West Bank Road about 10.20am on Monday.

A dog which was allegedly worrying sheep was shot in the incident and has been taken to the vet for treatment.

A second shot was fired into the ground intentionally to unload the firearm.

The people are helping the police with their enquiries.