St. Mary's County, Md - A St. Mary's County man is facing animal cruelty charges after he shot a dog Wednesday and posted the photos on Facebook.
According to media reports, Kenneth Woodburn, 29, was outside when Tank, a pitbull mix puppy came into his yard.
Woodburn claimed the dog charged at him, prompting him to shoot. He then posted a photo of himself and the corpse on his Facebook page.
Officers with the St. Mary's Sheriffs office confirmed the investigation is ongoing, but no charges have been filed.
The family of tank has started an online petition, urging people to support charges against Woodburn.