Man accused of shooting, killing dog after pet attacks his child - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Man accused of shooting, killing dog after pet attacks his child

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Frank Gavrish faces animal cruelty charges after police said he shot his dog. (New Britain police photo) Frank Gavrish faces animal cruelty charges after police said he shot his dog. (New Britain police photo)
NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) -

A New Britain man was arrested after police said he allegedly shot and killed his dog in January.

Frank Gavrish, 29, was charged with animal cruelty and unlawful discharge of a firearm following an incident where police said he shot his pet twice.

Gavrish told police that the dog attacked his son. Police said that the child was injured in the attack. 

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