San Francisco police has arrested a 23-year-old man wanted for felony animal cruelty after he was seen on video forcefully slamming a four-month-old puppy onto the floor and killing it.
Delos Pierre Gallon was arrested at a hotel in San Mateo Wednesday after a 5-week manhunt led by SFPD in Tenderloin.
Gallon was also wanted on suspicion of domestic violence and kidnapping, police said, and he has a prior arrest for firearms.
The incident appeared to have started with an argument between Gallon and a female victim in a store on Turk Street on April 14.
Police said Gallon threw canned goods at the victim and then grabbed her puppy, a Cocker Spaniel, from the arms of another person. Video shows Gallon then slamming the puppy onto the store floor.