UPDATE: Rescue organization seeks treatment for dog shot in face, person responsible still not found

Crime & Safety

EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) – UPDATE: One Love Animal Shelter shared an update on Tuesday about the dog that was shot in the face in Springfield.

The animal rescue organization stated that the dog, Bastille, is receiving a CT scan to determine the best treatment for his injuries. They are asking for donations, as the road to recovery is likely going to be pricey.

The organization is asking anyone interested in donating to do so at https://oneloveanimalrescue.com/donate/ or at Faulkville Animal Hospital (912-748-7800).

The person responsible for shooting Bastille still has not been identified. Anyone with information on this incident or the dog’s owner is asked to call Sgt. Williams at the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office.

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EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) – The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding the person responsible for shooting a dog in the face in Springfield.

Officials said in a Facebook post Monday that the dog was found on Tunnel Road in Springfield with a severe wound and various worms. He was found by a Springfield police officer and taken to an animal shelter, where he was selected by One Love Animal Rescue, a local organization that will make sure he gets the medical attention he needs. They are calling him “Bastille”.

Anyone with information on this incident or the dog’s owner is asked to call Sgt. Williams at the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office.

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