A Tennessee police officer lost his job after he shot a squirrel inside a store.
It happened in Mountain City - northeast of Johnson City.
According to police documents, now-former Officer Jody Putnam was inside a Dollar General Store when employees noticed the squirrel. Putnam apparently shot his firearm at the squirrel inside the store. When that didn't work, he used another weapon: pepper spray.
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