Salil Zaveri is a sales and marketing consultant living in Puerto Rico under Act 22 who was arrested for allegedly shooting a dog on a well-known golf course, according to the Puerto Rico Police Department.
Police alleged in a statement that Zaveri shot the dog twice when it ran onto the golf course and took a golf ball into its mouth to play with it. Zaveri hit the golf ball to the next hole after allegedly shooting the dog, and then allegedly shot the dog a third time, officials wrote in the statement. David Begnaud, a CBS News correspondent, broke the story on Twitter.
A witness captured photo and video of the arrest as police questioned Zaveri on the golf course. Zaveri claimed the dog was trying to attack him.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Zaveri Allegedly Shot the Dog 3 Times Using a 9-MM Glock When the Dog Grabbed a Golf Ball to Play
BREAKING: This is the man arrested by Puerto Rico police accused of shooting a dog on a golf course in Puerto Rico. Police say the dog ran onto the course & grabbed a golf ball. The man allegedly shot the dog twice, then hit the ball to the next hole & then shot the dog again. pic.twitter.com/BidXQwnPEV
— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) May 9, 2021
A statement from the police department says Zaveri shot a dog at the the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico at about 5:15 p.m….