Colbert Animal Control officials work to remove surrendered live animals from the residence at 1365 State Highway 20 on Dec. 23, 2022, in Muscle Shoals. At least 59 dead animals were found on the property. [DAN BUSEY/TIMESDAILY]

MUSCLE SHOALS — A Muscle Shoals man accused of shooting a dog found on the property where numerous animals were found decomposing has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty, according to Colbert Animal Services Director Corey Speegle.

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Guy Carter

MAXIUM fines and penalties allowed under law for ALL 59 dead animals. Obviously, I can't say what I want to see happen to this Scum of Colbert County. How can I from Birmingham help get those harsher penalties?

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