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Criminal charges filed in two dog shooting cases

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Two Menahga men have been charged with cruelty to animals in the shootings of two Labrador retrievers last fall in a rural Hubbard County subdivision.


A third neighborhood dog was allegedly poisoned and died, but no charges have been filed in that case.

Andrew Eugene Leece James, 23, faces a felony charge of Cruelty to Animals and a gross misdemeanor charge of Third Degree Criminal Property Damage in the shooting of a chocolate Lab Oct. 19. The dog died two days later.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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