Police search for person who shot puppy in Lumberton

LUMBERTON - Police in Burlington County are searching for the person responsible for shooting a 17-week-old puppy.

Authorities say Rocko was shot three times by a pellet gun Monday morning in Lumberton.

Police say the dog's owner saw a man in a blue pickup truck speeding away just after the shooting.

Rocko was taken to an animal hospital in Pennsylvania for surgery.

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