Cattaraugus County woman accused of killing dog in front of child

Cattaraugus County

YORKSHIRE, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Cattaraugus County woman has been accused of fatally shooting a dog in front of a child.

New York State police arrested Jaki Ras, 51, this past Tuesday. According to police, someone reported a gunshot near a residence on Weaver Road in the Town of Yorkshire.

After investigating, Troopers charged Ras with endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated cruelty to animals.

She was released with court appearance tickets.

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