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Man shoots former girlfriend after consulting with his neighbor’s dog

By Mason White 12:52 PM March 18, 2015
Matthew Gonzalez 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A man of New Mexico, was arrested for shooting his former girlfriend.

Authorities in Albuquerque, said that the man who is accused of shooting his former girlfriend, told police that his neighbor’s dog told him to do so.

48-year-old Matthew Gonzalez told investigators that the dog advised him to shoot the woman after she updated her Facebook status to single.

Gonzales became jealous and angry because she announced that she was single.

According to court documents, Gonzales told officers that the dog said: “you need to take care of this.”

Gonzales went over to the woman’s home, confronted her and demanded to speak with her. The two then drove around the area.

At one point, the woman attempted to escape from Gonzales. When she opened the car door to get away, he shot her.

According to court documents, when police arrived, they saw the woman laying on the floor with an apparent head injury from a gunshot wound.

She was conscious when she arrived at the hospital.

Gonzales was found at a church and was arrested. He told police that he had originally planned to end his own life so that his girlfriend “knew how he felt” about her single status on Facebook.

He drove to his sister’s home and borrowed a gun. He then called his boss, who convinced him to speak to a pastor.

Gonzales went to a pastor after shooting his girlfriend and allegedly confessed to the crime.

Gonzales faces a number of charges, including kidnapping and aggravated battery. He is being held on a $150,000 bond.