San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who they say was caught on tape slamming a woman’s four-month-old puppy onto the floor, killing it.
According to the San Francisco Examiner, Delos Pierre Gallon, 23, carried out the unthinkable act during an argument with a woman at a store on Turk Street. Police said Gallon initially threw canned items at the woman before taking her Cocker Spaniel puppy, named Prince, and slamming it onto the store floor.
#SFPD Investigators Seeking Public Assistance in Locating Domestic Violence, #AnimalCruelty Suspect Delos Gallon. Anyone who sees Gallon should call 911 and be prepared to provide Gallon’s current location and description. Click link to see video #SF >https://t.co/WT2jLcnht0 pic.twitter.com/J8aM1yRMFN
— San Francisco Police (@SFPD) April 17, 2018
Officers who responded to the scene Saturday morning took Prince to San Francisco Animal Care and Control, where he died.
According to the newspaper, Gallon had fled by the time police arrived and the woman and her dog were located a block away from the store. It’s not immediately known what caused the argument.
The 23-year-old is currently wanted on domestic violence, kidnapping, and felony animal cruelty charges. Police revealed that he has prior arrests for firearms violations and is considered dangerous, according to KRON.
Anyone with information about Delos Pierre Gallon’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the San Francisco Police Department’s 24-hour tip line at 415-575-4444.
WARNING: BELOW VIDEO SHOWS EXTREME ANIMAL CRUELTY:
[Featured Image:San Francisco Police Department video screengrab]