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Man indicted on animal cruelty charges for shooting and killing dog in South Buffalo

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Posted at 8:40 AM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 08:40:49-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County District Attorney's Office has indicted a man on animal cruelty charges for shooting and killing a dog in South Buffalo.

58-year-old Timothy Manning of Buffalo was arraigned on one count of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals, a Class “E” felony, one count of Overdriving, Torturing and Injuring Animals, a Class “A” misdemeanor, and one count of Discharge of a Shotgun, a violation of the City of Buffalo ordinance.

According to the DA, Manning intentionally shot and killed his neighbor's dog on Buffum Street around 5 p.m. on April 16th.

Manning is scheduled to return to court on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., remaining released on his own recognizance.

If convicted on all charges, Manning faces up to two years in jail.