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A drunk Pennsylvania man allegedly shot after which cooked his canine in his entrance yard, in line with police.
Nikolay Lukyanchikov, 48, was arrested Friday exterior his Northampton Township house. A burning hearth pit and a sofa that was ablaze have been on the scene, and a gun was recovered.
“As soon as the fireplace was underneath management, patrol noticed an unknown animal badly burned and charred on prime of a small metallic charcoal grill,” Northampton Township police mentioned in a press release. “It was later discovered the animal was Lukyanchikov’s canine.”
Lukyanchikov was “extremely intoxicated” when discovered and unable to talk, in line with an affidavit obtained by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Police alleged Lukyanchikov shot the canine within the eye earlier than burning it. He additionally was dousing $100 payments with lighter fluid and burning them within the hearth pit.
The affidavit states Lukyanchikov confessed to his roommate that he had shot the canine earlier than attempting to cover it exterior. Police discovered bullet holes inside the home, in line with the affidavit.
He was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, discharging a firearm into an occupied construction, reckless endangerment and possessing devices of against the law.
His bail was set at $1 million and he remained in custody on Monday.