Randall County Sheriff's Office to Hold Press Conference on Dog Shooting

By Kelly James | kjames@kamr.com

Published 08/11 2014 11:31AM

Updated 08/11 2014 11:40AM

Randall County authorities to talk about controversial shooting of dog.

Sheriff Joel Richardson will hold a 2 p.m. press conference today.

A sheriff's spokesman says a deputy shot and killed a dog late last month while on a call about a loose dog in the county.

Since then a Facebook page "justice for Blue", has been flooded with calls for the firing of the deputy involved or some other discipline.

It also details the dog owner's version of events.

The Randall county Facebook page has also received numerous comments and at times are threatening.  One post that has since been removed says,"Cannot wait for the day one of your piece of $&@t deputies gets blasted."

Randall County Sheriff's spokesman Danny Alexander says the deputy was defending himself from attack when he shot and killed the dog.

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