Another Dog Shot by Hunter in Maine

Updated 3 years ago

MAGALLOWAY, Maine (AP) – A Dixfield hunter is facing charges forallegedly shooting a dog that was walking in the woods with itsowner. The Maine Warden Service says Christopher Salatino was chargedMonday with shooting a domestic animal. He was issued a summons tocourt. Authorities say the German shepherd was shot Nov. 2 in the woodsof Magalloway. Salatino, who was deer hunting, told authorities he thought thedog was a coyote. A spokeswoman for the Warden Service says the shooting was acase of hunter not practicing 100 percent identification. On the same day, an Orrington man was charged with shooting adog he mistook for a coyote.


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