Man Charged After Killing Puppy

GASTON CO., NC– A nine week old puppy is dead after being tossed in the air and then dropped from a second story stairwell.

Gaston County Police say 19 year old Quavon Diaz, of Dallas, is responsible.

Diaz is charged with two counts of Felony Cruelty to Animals.

Detectives say Diaz killed the nine week old chihuahua puppy after a dispute with his former girlfriend. Diaz recently posted this picture of himself with a chihuahua puppy on social media.

Tonight, he’s in the Gaston County Jail under 50,000 dollars bond.