Dog Survives Gunshot Wound To The Head During Home Invasion By Man In a FedEx Uniform
A dog is lucky to be alive after getting shot in the head by a man in a FedEx uniform during a home invasion on Staten Island last month.
According to police, about 4:45 p.m. on March 31, the suspect forced his way into a home on Lambert Street. Wearing a FedEx uniform, the suspect pulled out a gun before a struggling with the 32-year-old male resident of the home.
During the struggle, the victim's 12-year-old pitbull approached the suspect, who shot the dog in the head -- luckily, the pooch survived.
The suspect is described as a black male, about 40-45 years old, with a "scruffy" complexion. He's about 5-foot-10 and 225 pounds. As we mentioned, at the time of the home invasion the suspect was wearing a FedEx uniform.
Anyone with information about the incident -- or the identity and whereabouts of the suspect -- is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
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