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Man claims self-defense in dog shooting
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A man has confessed to shooting the dog known as Jake, saying the killing was in self-defense after the animal snapped at him.The case, which was one of two dog abuse cases worked by the Warren County Sheriff’s Department on the same weekend, had captured national attention through social media. The case of the other dog, Corona, which was shot in its mouth, remains under investigation.Jake was reportedly shot the weekend of Aug. 11-12 and found dead. A report was made to the sheriff’s department Sunday, Aug. 12.Animal rights advocates initially claimed not enough was being done to solve the case.