MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Fridley police say they are looking for several suspects and a vehicle connected to a fatal dog shooting Friday afternoon.

(credit: Fridley Police)

The shooting happened at about 1:15 p.m. on the 1000 block of North Circle Northeast.

Police say a verbal exchange that was possibly gang-related happened between a man standing outside of a residence and people inside of an older SUV.

The suspect vehicle (credit: Fridley Police)

A Hispanic male is said to have exited the SUV — which had about five passengers — and fatally shot a 1-year-old pit bull before fleeing the scene.

The suspect vehicle is a Lincoln Navigator that is either gold or tan and has a rusty trailer hitch.

Police are investigating.

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