Alabama Man Points Gun at Dog on Facebook, Sending Facebook and Authorities into a Frenzy

SHEFFIELD, Alabama (rocketjin) – Authorities are searching for an Alabama man who poses in Facebook photos pointing a firearm at a dog.

Sheffield police say they are desperately searching for the man in the photo who identifies himself as “Wade SingleMoore.” The photo of Wade aggressively pointing a gun at the dog’s head quickly went viral, leading to Sheffield police being inundated with phone calls.

Sheffield is a city in the northwest corner of Alabama, outside Florence and west of Decatur. Other agencies are involved in the search.

According to media reports, the man in the photos is wanted on several warrants, but Sheffield police have not released his name.  It is unclear whether the act depicted in the photos constitutes a crime.

The viral photos were officially “trending on Facebook” as of Friday, and police are continuing to appeal to find the man in the photos.

If police make an arrest, we will post updates on rocketjin.com.  Until then, you can share this story on rocketjin’s Facebook page to help authorities get information.

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