St. Louis man accused of killing Chihuahua, wounding another
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis man faced charges following accusations he beat to death a Chihuahua and injured another.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Robert L. Taylor is charged with felony animal abuse and misdemeanor animal abuse.
Taylor is suspected of fatally hitting one of the dogs several times in the head and face. He also is believed to have hit another one in the face with the metal end of a leash, cutting the canine.
Police said Taylor admitted to striking the dogs. It wasn't immediately clear if he has an attorney.