EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports of puppies being thrown out of a moving vehicle Friday morning. Garrett Ross witnessed the crime and posted photos on social media.
Ross said he and his fiance were driving to work when they saw someone throw several dogs out of a white car on Highway 24, northeast of Colorado Springs.READ MORE: Golden Cancer Patient Calling On State To Include More Patients In Next Vaccine Phase
Ross and his fiance said two of the dogs were gravely wounded and the others ran off. While they were looking for the dogs, Ross said other drivers were honking at them and making obscene gestures, likely unaware of the crime.READ MORE: 'They Left Her For Dead': 14 Year Old & 18 Year Old Charged With Woman's Murder On Colfax
“The amount of heartless people I saw this morning broke my heart,” Garrett posted to social media. “I hate these babies had to die like that so young! They were just puppies!’MORE NEWS: Weld County Joins 'Meat In' Day Supporters Following Polis' Controversial Announcement
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call 719-390-5555.