Deputy placed on leave after shooting barking dog

A Faulkner County sheriff’s deputy was placed on paid administrative leave after a video showing him shooting a small dog was posted on social media.

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The deputy, who is assigned a K-9, was responding to a call about an aggressive dog, KARK reported. In the video, the deputy is seen talking to a homeowner and then at one point shooting the barking dog.

The sheriff said criminal and internal investigations are being conducted, KARK reported.

Reese's, the dog that was shot, is recovering. A GoFundMe account was created to help pay for her medical costs.

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