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November 22, 2013
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Man who shot dog out on bail

A Gardnerville Ranchos man who was arrested after he allegedly fired a pistol 27 times to kill a pet dog who bit him, posted bail on Wednesday and has been released from jail.

James Skiman, 61, is scheduled to appear in East Fork Justice Court for arraignment on Dec. 16. He was arrested on Tuesday night after deputies arrived at his Rubio Way home to find he was still firing his .45 caliber.

After Skiman was taken into custody, Deputies learned that he had received a torn lip when his dog, an 11-year-old English pointer mix, bit him in the …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 22, 2013 09:32AM Published Dec 2, 2013 04:08PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.