Shortly after 10 p.m. on March 9, patrol officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 900 block of East 91st Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The officers found a dead dog in the yard of a residence.
The animal was transported to a Los Angeles Animal Services shelter in San Pedro, where a veterinarian determined that the dog had been shot.
LAPD investigators say they obtained footage that depicts the killing of the dog. The black and white video appears to show two dogs in the gated yard as four people walk past on the sidewalk.
An apparent muzzle flash is seen as one of the individuals approaches one of the animals and opens fire. The suspects, described as possibly four males, then flee the scene on foot.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to email the LAPD's Animal Cruelty Task Force at ACTF@lapd.online or call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.