Rogers County woman wants Sheriff's Office to pay after shooting dog, leaving note

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ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. —

Quick Facts:

  • Rogers County woman's dog was shot by sheriff's deputies
  • Deputies left behind a note that said he dog tried to attack
  • The dog was shot and left on the front porch. He is still alive.
  • Bruno will need a shoulder replacement or leg amputation

 

A dog shot by a Rogers County deputy will live, but needs a shoulder replacement or leg amputation.

Angela Laymon said she came Wednesday night and found a her dog, Bruno, bleed on her front porch.

The Rogers County Sheriff's Office left a note explaining that a deputy shot the dog.

"A deputy came over to ask some questions regarding the neighbors house and felt threatened by my dog. So he shot him on my porch. That was their story," Laymon said. 

"If you wound an animal, you should never leave it there bleeding out."A Rogers County woman is upset after a sheriff's deputy shot her dog and left him on the porch with a note. Why she wants the county to pay, tonight on FOX23 News at 5:30. http://bit.ly/1OURyrF

Posted by FOX23 News on Thursday, March 3, 2016

Laymon wants the county to pay for medical expenses. The dog is still alive.

The Sheriff's Office said if she wants them to cover veterinary costs, she'll have a to file a claim with the county.