Family dog allegedly shot in the face in Eliot

A dog is recovering after being allegedly shot in the face in Eliot. (MGN)

ELIOT (WGME) -- A dog is recovering after being allegedly shot in the face in Eliot.

Police say they were called to a home on Frost Hill Road, after a family found their dog bleeding from the mouth.

The dog went to the vet, where the chief says it underwent surgery.

The dog, a 7-year-old female chocolate lab, is expected to recover.

Police say they know the parties involved in the incident, and are continuing to investigate.

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