Two men wanted by Rockford police for taking turns shooting, killing dog

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Two Rockford men, Kelvin Langston, 28, and Douglas Hollyfield, 26, are wanted by police after they allegedly took turns shooting at a dog.

Rockford Police say they responded to a call of shots fired in the 700 block of Bruce Street around 2:30 a.m. Friday morning.

Witnesses said a 27-year-old female was dog-sitting for a friend when Langston and Hollyfield allegedly entered the house and took turns shooting the dog several times.

The dog died from its injuries.

No one else was hurt.

The suspects fled the scene and warrants have been issued for their arrest.

Langston has been charged with Aggravated Cruelty to an Animal, Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon, Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Street Gang Member, Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, and no FOID card.

Hollyfield has been charged with Aggravated Cruelty to an Animal, Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon, Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, and no FOID card.

Both men are still at large.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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