NC man beaten with gun, dog killed during robbery

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP/WFMY) — Authorities say someone robbed a man as he walked his dog in Greensboro, beating him and shooting and killing the animal.

Greensboro Police said in a news release that a man in all dark clothing approached the person and his dog around 2 a.m. Saturday in the 5100 block of Lawndale Drive.

Police said a suspect walked up to the victim with a handgun and beat him in the head with it, then fired several shots killing the dog. The suspect then ran away.

Police say the man suffered minor injuries.

No arrests have been made.

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