A Cattaraugus County man has been charged with animal cruelty after admitting to deputies he shot a dog in the Town of South Valley, police say.
24-year-old Deven Dudenhoeffer admitted to the committing the crime back on January 11th around 10:30 p.m.
An investigation into a citizen complaint led to his arrest on Wednesday.
Dudenhoeffer was processed and released, and will appear in South Valley Town Court at a later date to answer the charge.
We did not receive information about the status of the animal