South Florida Man Facing Murder Charge in Dog Dispute Shooting

A South Florida man has surrendered to authorities in connection with the February shooting of a another man during a dispute over a dog not being on a leash, officials said.

Ian Edward Stefan, 26, surrendered Thursday and is facing a murder charge in the Feb. 5 shooting of 68-year-old Slobodan Jakovljevic in West Palm Beach, WPTV reported.

Police said Jakovljevic was unarmed at the time of the shooting, but Stefan claimed self-defense.

Stefan was being held without bond Friday, jail records showed. Attorney information wasn’t available.

Manish Swarup/AP