Dog shot

A 22 year old Saint John man is facing charges after a dog was shot in the woods in the Kennebecasis Valley. Zachary Shayne Wright  was arraigned in court yesterday.

Police say the incident happened Saturday after the man was involved in an accident near the Doland Road Irving. The man was seen by witnesses going into the woods with a dog and gun and coming out without the dog.

Police say during their investigation they found a handgun on the man and a BB gun in the snow as well as some drugs. Then they found the dog with a gunshot wound. He is now recovering well after being treated by a Vet.