LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – On April 14, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded to reports of gunfire at 8841 Saxon Canyon Street in the far north of the valley.
Police say a cat was shot, killed and then left in a dumpster not far from the house.
During the investigation, police said they spoke to Karl Garcia and his adult son Logan Garcia and checked the video from the house’s backyard camera.
First, Karl Garcia told officers the cat attacked one of his dogs and would not leave the yard, police say.
After looking through the video from the backyard, officers said they saw both father and son along with the family’s three dogs who cornered the cat.
The arrest report states that the cat was hit several times with a bat, then shot with a BB gun, and then shot with a .22 caliber gun.
According to the report, officials did not feel that the cat was a threat and if the Garcias and dogs had gone inside, the cat would most likely have left the yard.
According to the police, Karl Garcia was arrested for willful / malicious torture or killing of a cat / animal Destroying / concealing evidence.
Logan Garcia was arrested following the arrest report on willful / malicious torture or killing of a cat / animal and on gross charges of conspiracy to kill / maim / disfigure / poison another’s animal and destroy / conceal evidence.
According to Chick-Fil-A’s website, Karl Garcia runs the fast food chain’s location at 1720 W Craig Road in north Las Vegas.