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Pueblo man sues over dog’s death

By: ROBERT BOCZKIEWICZ THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN
November 20, 2013 Updated: November 20, 2013 at 11:42 am
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DENVER — A Pueblo man is suing Commerce City police for fatally shooting his dog a year ago in an incident that produced outrage after being caught on videotape.

The officer who shot Gary Branson’s dog was charged by Adams County prosecutors with aggravated animal cruelty, but was acquitted last month.

Branson had left his dog Chloe at the Commerce City home of a cousin while Branson was traveling. Police and animal control officers were called to the area on a report of a dog running loose.

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