PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man who entered a victim’s home uninvited and shot the victim’s dog has been taken into custody in Uniontown.
Police say it happened Wednesday at approximately 12:57 a.m. in Uniontown.READ MORE: 18 Inmates Of Washington County Jail Quarantined Following Positive COVID-19 Tests
Christian Palm, 21, of Uniontown, is now behind bars, facing charges that include trespassing, making terroristic threats and animal cruelty.
Police say Palm showed up at the home of a man he knew and the two got into a verbal confrontation.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Bureau Of Fire On Scene Of Duplex Fire In Lawrenceville
Uniontown Police Lt. Tom Kolencik told KDKA-TV News, “The occupant of the home told us that Palm entered his home on Cool Springs Street, brandishing a small gun and demanded money owed him over a cell phone.”
No shots were fired in the house; but as Palm was leaving the home through a back door, he shot a dog that was chained in the backyard.
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