Las Vegas police investigate dog shot to death in owner’s yard

A dog was shot and killed in its owner’s yard Monday morning, Las Vegas police said.

A woman, who had heard a gunshot, found her dog dead about 6 a.m. in her backyard in the 10000 block of Sun Palace Court, near the 215 Beltway and Cheyenne Avenue, police said.

Police said that they are searching the area for suspects and witnesses.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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