SPRING CREEK, Nev. (AP) — An Elko County man who says he was trying to shoot a dog on his property has been arrested after a bullet went through his neighbor's house.
Undersheriff Clair Morris says 56-year-old Steven Trainor was booked into the county jail Thursday on suspicion of shooting a gun at or into an occupied structure.
He says Trainor fired his 9 mm pistol at the unwanted dog but missed and hit the house.
The bullet traveled through the home until it hit a bathroom window.
Morris says the neighbors were home at the time and one had just finished showering in the bathroom five minutes before the shooting.
The dog was gone by the time deputies arrived.
Morris says it's illegal to shoot a dog even if it's trespassing.
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