A man is accused of shooting and killing a neighbor’s dog in the Town of Triangle.

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Broome County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 59-year-old Peter Loher of Marathon May 22 and charged him with cruelty to animals.

Authorities accuse Loher of shooting a .22 caliber rifle at the hound dog on April 10th.

Otto the dog died of his injuries.

Loher was ordered to appear in Town of Triangle Court at a later date.