The three dogs named Asia, Koji and Gustav were having a walk together with the dogwalker, Ryan Fischer when the crime happened. A video recorded from doorbell of a nearby home clearly showed what happenned.
A white Sedan pulled up and two men jumped out. They struggled wit Fischer and one pulled a gun and fired a single shot before fleeing with two of the dogs, Koji and Gustav. Fischer screamed for help. ” OH MY GOD, I have been shot!’ and ” Help me!” and ” I’m bleeding out from my chest!”
The dog walker was rushed to the hospital and until now he is recovering from the gunshot wound.
Lady Gaga had offered a $500,000 reward to be reunited with her dogs.
The dogs were returned two days later to an LAPD station by a woman who appeared to be uninvolved with the crime. The woman by the name Jennifer McBride, 50-years old returned the dogs on Thursday.
But later, it turned out that McBride was in a relationship with the father of one of the suspects.
Police arrested James Jackson,18 ; Jaylin Whit ,19 ; and Lafayette Whaley ,27, In connection with the violence. They are charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit robbery, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.
Jackson, who authorities say was the shooter, also faces charges of assault with firearm .White’s father, 40-year old Harold White and McBride were arrested and accused of being accessories to the attack
All five were being held on $1m bail each.