ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police are looking for the person who shot and killed a south city family's pet dog.

The shooting happened Tuesday morning near Iron Barley. Police say the pit bull mix escaped from its yard on Virginia and was shot in a nearby alley.

The dog's injuries were so bad it had to be euthanized.

The Humane Society of Missouri's Animal Cruelty Task Force is investigating.

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