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      Dog killed when shots fired at pickup truck

      CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. (AP) A Cave Junction woman has been charged with animal abuse and attempted assault after police say she fired at two people in a pickup truck, killing a dog in the truck's bed.

      The incident on Friday began when two acquaintances of 44-year-old Robin L. Smith arrived to pick up a hand tool left outside Smith's house.

      Police say one of the acquaintances was walking back to the truck when Smith walked outside and fired at him with a handgun. She missed, but fired again. One of the shots struck a dog in the pickup bed, killing it.

      Smith was booked into the Josephine County Jail. An attorney for Smith could not be identified Saturday afternoon.

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