QUEENS (WABC) -- Police say a suspect shot a pet dog during an overnight home invasion in the Cambria Heights section of Queens.
The suspect reportedly demanded money of the homeowner, a man with an extensive criminal record.
When he didn't immediately get the cash, the suspect allegedly shot the victim's dog.
The victim then gave the suspect $4,000, and the gunman fled the scene.
The suspect and an accomplice fled in a black Jeep Cherokee from the 1990s.
No arrests were immediately made.
The condition of the dog is not clear.