Dog in Stockton Injured in Firework Explosion

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Stockton police are trying to determine who strapped an M-80 firework to a dog and lit it, causing an explosion that left the animal with burns.

Neighbors reported hearing a loud boom around 11:15 a.m.
Wednesday. The dog - a long-haired Dachshund - was then found with burns to the right side of its body.

The animal was treated at a pet hospital. Its injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Witnesses have described at least one suspect to police.

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