Cattaraugus County Woman Accused Of Shooting, Killing Dog In Front Of Child

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YORKSHIRE – A Cattaraugus County woman is facing several charges after allegedly shooting and killing a dog in front of a child last week.

New York State Police say 51-year-old Jaki Ras was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated cruelty to animals following the alleged incident last Tuesday.

Troopers were first called to a residence on Weaver Road to investigate a gunshot complaint.

Through investigation, it is alleged Ras fatally shot the dog in the presence of a child.

Ras was arrested and released with appearance tickets. She is scheduled to appear in the Town of Yorkshire Court later this month.


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