ksal.com

Salina, KS

Now: 21 °F

Currently: Cloudy

Hi: 52 °F | Lo: 37 °F

Thursday

Hi: 69 °F 

Lo: 49 °F

Friday

Hi: 77 °F 

Lo: 38 °F

Saturday

Hi: 62 °F 

Lo: 41 °F

Sunday

Hi: 66 °F 

Lo: 47 °F

Monday

Hi: 69 °F 

Lo: 48 °F

YMCA
Santa Stash 2017

Man suspected in shooting also believed to have abused cat

Associated Press - July 27, 2015 6:59 pm

A 28-year-old Wichita man accused of trying to kill his girlfriend also is being investigated for possible animal abuse after video surfaced of the woman’s kitten being thrown against a wall.

The Wichita Eagle reports the man, whose case will be presented to prosecutors on Tuesday, was jailed Friday on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder. He is accused of shooting a man his 23-year-old girlfriend brought home to protect her after she and the suspect got into an altercation late Thursday at a local night club.

The suspect was taken into custody the next morning.

A Snapchat video shows the girlfriend’s kitten being twice thrown against a wall. The 16-week-old kitten was taken to a veterinarian for treatment but was later euthanized because of its injuries.

City of Salina