Probation for man who shot dog

A Gwinn man accused of shooting and torturing a dog in Forsyth Township was sentenced Friday.

Michael Baumann, 65, will spend twelve months on probation on one felony count of killing or torturing an animal.

Police say Baumann shot a dog several times in July at his home in the 100 block of Johnson Lake Road in Forsyth Township.

The dog was not killed in the shooting, but is permanently injured.