CANTON, OH — Stark County officials say “two or three” home invasion suspects shot and injured a homeowner’s dog after a home invasion.
According to the Stark County Sheriff, the unknown suspects entered a home in the 1400 block of 30th Street NE in the early morning hours Wednesday.
Authorities say the suspects forced their way in and pointed a firearm at the homeowner. The homeowner’s dog attacked the suspects, causing them to flee.
While fleeing, authorities say the suspects shot the dog and injured it.
No other injuries were reported. The dog was treated and is expected to survive.
The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Stark County Sheriff’s Office.