A man has been charged with causing death by careless use of a firearm in the death of a dog in an alleged attack at a meat shop.

The man was remanded in custody on Friday afternoon.

The incident happened at the Latham Street Meat Shop in Wollongong on Saturday.

The 31-year-old man, who cannot be named, was charged with one count of causing death or serious injury by careless conduct and is due to appear in the Magistrates Court today.

Police are still investigating.

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Police said an 18-month-old female and her six-week-old male puppy were walking through a meat market when a man, in a white car, pulled up beside them.

The dog was taken to a vet for treatment but the dog died.

He then got into the car and drove off.

Police said they were called to the scene shortly after 2:00pm.

Officers searched the car but found no one inside.

A man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury and are both due to face court today.

More to come.