Man Charged After Shooting Dog Over Dinner Table `Theft'

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A man from Conifer, Colo. faces aggravated animal cruelty and prohibited use of a weapon charges for allegedly shooting the family dog over a stolen morsel off a dinner plate.

Thirty-five-year-old Devin Shane Calhoun was arrested August 12th. An arrest affidavit said family members saw the dog, named Lucky, take food off of Calhoun's plate.

Deputies say after finding out, Calhoun took the dog outside and shot it.

Lucky survived.

Calhoun is free on $2,000 bail. He is scheduled in court October 18.


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