LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deliberate killing of a pet donkey stemming from a domestic dispute.
Authorities said the incident occurred shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday when deputies were dispatched to a home in the 8600 block of Wilhelm Road on reports of a domestic dispute.
Upon searching the residence, a deputy found a pet donkey had suffered a gunshot wound to the head. It died before medical assistance arrived.
50-year-old Olvydas Abromavieius was charged with domestic battery and domestic violence animal cruelty.