ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Police are investigating an overnight shooting that detectives say was sparked over a lost dog.
Police say a man was shot inside his apartment in northeast Albuquerque around 10 o'clock Saturday night by 23-year-old John Pohl.
Detectives say Pohl was drinking before he woke up and could not find his Chihuahua.
So he grabbed a gun and began knocking on doors demanding his neighbors return the dog.
Police say the victim opened his door and that's when Pohl pointed the gun to his head.
After a struggle began the gun was fired hitting the victim in the shoulder.
The victim is in stable at UNM Hospital.
Pohl was arrested and charged aggravated battery.
Police say the dog was found in Pohl's apartment sleeping under a blanket on the couch.
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