DALLAS, Tx - "Keep your damn dogs on your property." That`s the Facebook message posted by a Union Valley volunteer fireman along with pictures of two dogs he allegedly shot and killed.
Tim Conatser has since deleted his Facebook account but not before the picture of the dead dogs went viral.
It`s now been shared 60,000 times. After the fire department says they received hundreds of death threats, Conatser asked to be relieved of his volunteer duties.
Conatser kept his gate locked Wednesday, but a friend defended his actions, saying there had been a long-standing dispute between Conatser and a neighbor.
Texas law allows farmers to use deadly force on animals if they are injuring or killing livestock or domesticated animals. Whether shooting the dogs was legal or not won`t be resolved for a while.