LITTLEROCK (CBSLA.com) — Animal control officers are investigating the killings several farm animals in the Antelope Valley.
Danny Ubario with Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control says authorities responded to a report of a husky attacking livestock about 7 a.m. on Sunday.READ MORE: Authorities Increase Security At Local Synagogues Following Texas Standoff
When authorities arrived, they found five dead sheep, four injured sheep, and one injured goat.
“The goats were crying, making noise. I come up and see the dog inside and I tried to chase the dog and the dog came out and run after me,” Shiek Shah, a resident, said.READ MORE: Diver Goes Missing Off Coast Of Huntington Beach; Search Underway
Shah says he even had to escape the dog by hiding in a horse trailer.
He then called authorities who responded to the scene and captured the dog.
Ubario said the dog was being held at a shelter in Lancaster. A hearing is expected to be held at some future date.MORE NEWS: Female Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Car In West Covina
There was no word yet on who owns the husky.