Teen accused of shooting dog during break-in appears in court

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque teen accused of shooting a family’s beloved dog during a home burglary was in court Monday.

Sebastian Garcia allegedly killed the Great Dane named “Moose” during a break-in in the East Mountains. The Albuquerque Police Department said he’s also involved in a gang that’s been linked to crimes around the metro.

Monday morning, Garcia was in court for a pre-trial conference. His defense requested an assessment to place him in treatment.

They will regroup when that assessment is complete.

Garcia remains in custody.

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