Real-time N.H. traffic updates

May 27, 2016 12:40 PM

Epping man convicted of animal cruelty for shooting his neighbor's dog

NH1.com

BRENTWOOD — An Epping man has been convicted of animal cruelty for shooting a neighbor's pit bull.

Andrew Freisinger, 44, could face 3½ to 7 years in prison for the charges, according to the Union Leader. He was cleared for a second charge for acting recklessly when he fired his 9mm handgun.

Freisinger allegedly shot the the dog after the dog was loose and ran on his property. The dog was injured but was able to pull through and survive.

Freisinger's defense attorney, Jonathan Cohen said that Freisinger had lost two free range chickens to the dog before the incident and that he was trying to protect himself.

--  Dealing with the Disease of Addiction? Click here for help --

--

»Comments

Concord, NH
Broken Clouds 33°
5am 33°
6am 34°
7am 34°
8am 35°

 

N.H. DollarSaver

 

 

 

NH1 on Facebook

Download NH1 App

NH1 on Twitter

Check out NH1 News Rail Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome