MILLINGTON, TN (abc24.com) - A man shot his neighbor's dog with a BB gun on Sunday, October 17, 2011, around 5:20 p.m. in Millington.
An affidavit says 67-year-old Samuel Alexander walked a few blocks down Benjestown Road with a BB gun to a neighbor's home and walked onto the neighbor's back porch. THe neighbor told Alexander to get off his property.
The document says that's when Alexander shot his neighbor's dog 3 times with the BB gun. When police arrived, they noticed blood spots on the dog's body that were caused by BBs.
Alexander admitted to police that he went to the neighbor's house and shot the dog.
The affidavit does not give any reason why Alexander shot the dog.
Alexander was charged with reckless endangerment and cruelty to animals.