A Waco man is charged with animal cruelty after shooting his neighbors rat terrier with a pellet gun.
Gary Don Williams was arrested July 2 for the incident.
On May 12, Williams allegedly shot the dog three times.
Williams told officers at the time that he thought he was shooting at a cat that had been upsetting his pit bulls in the back yard.
It is illegal to injure a common non-livestock animal that would could have an owner in a residential neighborhood in the state of Texas.