Ardmore police arrest man accused of burglary, shooting dog

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ARDMORE, OK -- Ardmore Police say a man was arrested early Tuesday morning accused of breaking into an apartment and shooting a dog all in the same neighborhood.

Police say it started around 4 a.m. when they were called to the Big 5 Apartments. Where clothes,underwear, and other personal items were reported stolen from an apartment.

While responding police heard three gunshots nearby. When they arrived a few blocks down the road, an elderly woman told police someone had just shot her dog.

Police caught up with the suspect in both crimes, Octavius Godwin, and arrested him a short time later. They say they don't know why he killed the dog.