Man admits to shooting two pit bulls

Steve Henderson (Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office)
Steve Henderson (Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office)

(WMC-TV) – Two dogs are dead and a man is behind bars after police say he admitted to shooting them.

Witnesses called police after they say they saw a man in a White Dodge Ram shoot two pit bulls using a rifle through the window of his truck.

The shooting happened at 5100 Raleigh LaGrange Road.

One of the witnesses followed the truck and called police.

Officers took Steve Henderson into custody. A 12 gauge shot gun was found during the arrest. According to police, Henderson admitted to the shootings.

Witnesses say Henderson had come onto the property earlier that day asking about the pit bulls.

Henderson is charged with two counts of aggravated cruelty to animals and unlawfully carrying a weapon.

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