Johannesburg - A pedestrian accused of shooting a barking dog appeared in the King William's Town Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, police said.
Spokeswoman Lieutenant Siphokazi Mawisa said the 34-year-old man was arrested in a neighbouring house in Sweetwaters on Monday.
He was charged with attempted murder, discharging a firearm in a municipal area, and pointing it and handling it while under the influence of alcohol.
The dog survived the shooting, Mawisa said .
More details were not immediately available. - Sapa