Zanesville police were called to the 1700-block of Ridge Avenue Friday night after a shot was fired.
According to Sgt. Chris Phipps, officers responded to the scene around 9 p.m. and made a gruesome discovery.
"Upon our arrival we found that a dog had been killed, we are still investigating the cause at this time," says Sgt. Phipps.
There are no suspects and no witnesses at this time.