Salma Hayek's Dog Was Trespassing When Neighbor Shot It, Police …

Salma Hayek's Dog Was Trespassing When Neighbor Shot It, Police ... Salma Hayek Credit: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images

Heartbreaking. Salma Hayek s beloved dog Mozart was allegedly trespassing when a neighbor shot and killed him, Washington State police confirmed to TMZ1.

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According to the website, the neighbor told police that several of the actress dogs were inside his garage when he used a pellet gun to scare away the animals. The neighbor claimed that he had no intention of killing any of them, and that Hayek s dogs would routinely come onto his property and attack his own pooches while under the supervision of a caretaker.

As previously reported, Hayek, 49, found her pup dead at her Yelm, Washington, ranch last month.

I haven’t posted for a week as I been mourning the death of my dog, Mozart who I personally delivered out of his mother’s womb.

He was found dead in my ranch last Friday with a shot close to his heart. I am hoping that the Washington State authorities do justice to this wonderful dog whom in 9 years never bit or attacked anyone. He loved his territory and never strayed away…he was the most loving and loyal companion.

He didn’t deserve a slow and painful death, Hayek captioned a photo of Mozart on Instagram Friday, February 26.

On Tuesday, March 1, Hayek thanked her fans for the support.

I am very moved by all your stories you have shared with me in regards of Mozart’s death.

I am trying to figure out a way to use technology so we can have a chat and shares my feelings with you, she wrote alongside an Instagram photo of her and her dogs.

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TMZ reports that Hayek told law enforcement her dogs never trespassed, but the dogs caretaker allegedly previously admitted that the dogs occasionally wandered off.

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