Sketch released of suspect who shot dog in head

April 18, 2012 5:32:24 PM PDT
Police have released a sketch of the man they say shot a family dog on Staten Island during a home invasion.

It happened on Thursday, March 31 at 4:45 p.m. at a home on Lambert Street.

The suspect who was wearing a Fed-Ex uniform confronted 32-year-old Justin Becker inside the home and a struggle ensued.

The Becker's dog, a white pit bull named Kilo, approached the suspect who shot the dog once in the head.

Amazingly, 12-year-old Kilo survived his injury.

The suspect is described as a black man, age 40-45 years old, approximately 5'10" tall , and 225lbs with a scruffy complexion.

He was wearing a Fed Ex Uniform and baseball cap at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the identity and whereabouts of this suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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