READINGTON TWP. — Elizabeth Mongno said she was walking her Alaskan Shepherd, Tonka, on Wednesday when the dog spotted a deer and darted into the woods next to her house.
As she waited for the 1-year-old dog to return, Mongno says she heard a pop and a yelp. She immediately knew something was wrong.
About 10 minutes later, she found Tonka about 50 feet from her property line.
“I let out a blood-curdling scream, yelling ‘Someone killed my dog, who killed my dog?'” said Mongno, of Readington.