Suspect Taken Into Custody in Hialeah Dog Shooting, Police Say

The man’s relatives left the house and took the wounded dog to a veterinarian for treatment, police say

Sunday, Jan 20, 2013  |  Updated 7:33 PM EDT
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Hialeah police have apprehended a suspect they say allegedly barricaded himself inside a residence after shooting his family s dog.

Hialeah police have apprehended a suspect they say allegedly barricaded himself inside a residence after shooting his family s dog.

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Hialeah police have apprehended a suspect they say allegedly barricaded himself inside a residence after shooting his family’s dog.

Sunday, the man’s relatives left the house and took the wounded dog to a veterinarian for treatment, Hialeah police said.

SWAT members responded to the residence in the area of East Fourth Avenue and Eighteenth Street, and officers took the man into custody without incident, police said.

The man was identified by police as 34-year-old Alberto Rodriguez.

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