Walker County community helps locate crossbow suspect

Walker County Sheriffs Office

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller

The Walker County Sheriff’s Office is thanking the community for their help in finding a man accused of shooting a dog with a crossbow.

Ralph Lynn Woods was found hiding under a mattress in a home earlier this week, was arrested and placed in the Walker County Jail.

Woods faces charges of first-degree cruelty to a dog.

On. Nov. 3, the Walker County Humane Society rescued the dog found with an arrow lodged in its neck. The wounded pup has received treatment and is recovering.

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