A Wake County man is accused of shooting his neighbor's cats, killing two and injuring another.
Kevin Matthew Douglas, 46, turned himself in Tuesday evening at the Wake County Detention Center. The sheriff's office has charged him with felony animal cruelty.
Douglas shot the three cats between Sunday and Tuesday, according to an arrest warrant. A black-and-gray cat was found dead. Two others suffered "undue pain and suffering" for two days until they were found, and one had to be euthanized.
The cats' owner lives two lots south of Douglas' property in an unpaved area off of Dusty Road, near Garner.
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The Wake County Sheriff's Office was unable Thursday to provide information about what kind of gun was used to shoot the cats or how deputies tied the incident to Douglas. Authorities did not disclose a possible motive.
Douglas posted $25,000 bail on the three felony counts of cruelty to animals and was released. He is scheduled for a second court appearance May 30.