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A Town of French Creek man was charged Saturday with shooting a neighbor’s dog to death and injuring another, troopers in Jamestown reported.

Dennis C. Teed, 44 of Belknap Road, admitted to shooting the dogs because they were trespassing on his land, state police said.

Teed stalked and tracked the dogs and killed one on his property, troopers said.

Teed was charged with third-degree felony criminal mischief, felony aggravated cruelty to animals, and misdemeanor cruelty to animals. He was arraigned by the Town of French Creek justice and released on bail.