Bullet holes found in wall at Kennett pound

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

KENNETT, Mo. -- Police are investigating vandalism at the city's dog pound after bullet holes were found in the building and exterior lights were broken, the Daily Dunklin Democrat reported. According to information provided by the Kennett Police Department, at about 9 a.m., police officer Alan Campbell and animal control officer Tena Petix arrived at the facility to do some work and repairs when they discovered that all of the working lights on the west side and front of the building had been shot out. The report said a large number of bullet holes were discovered on the building, including two bullet holes on the front, one bullet hole on the northwest side and three bullet holes on the southwest side of the building. Only one bulb on the exterior of the facility was left untouched, but Campbell said it was nonfunctional, indicating the crime took place at night. According to Dunklin County Sheriff Bob Holder, deputies have interviewed neighbors surrounding the facility but have no leads.

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