MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon Police said it's too early in their investigation to determine if one person or several people broke into an animal shelter and forced dogs to fight.
Police returned to the "All About Animals" dog shelter Friday, to dust for fingerprints. They also interviewed volunteers and people working in the area, about Thursday's vandalism and break-in at the facility.
"All About Animals" dog shelter is located at 101 Riverside Drive in Macon.
"We are in the beginning stages of the investigation, now what we're going to do is follow-up any leads that we have," said Macon Police Executive Director of Crimestoppers, Chris Paul. "We're going to put it out to the media. "We're going to put it out on the web page for Macon Regional Crimestoppers. So, we can generate tips and then go from there."
Lisa Gross is an All About Animals Volunteer. She says they are working hard to get things back to normal at the animal shelter.
"Today, we are still cleaning, regrouping trying to take care of the dogs, who have been injured," said Gross.
There has been an outpouring of support for the dog shelter. Since the break-in and the force dog fighting which left three dogs dead and others severely injured. Three dogs still remain missing since the incident.
There has been an outpouring of support for all about animals, with people dropping off dog food, blankets, medicine and other necessities.
Heather Moore donated blankets to the facility, for the dogs.
"We saw the horrific act that was done here at all about animals," said Moore. "We're dog lovers. We have a dog we just adore, and couldn't imagine other animals being in such a terrible position."
Macon's First Lady, Dele Reichert visited the animal shelter to check out the condition of the dogs first hand.
"When I heard about what happened to these animals I was devastated," said Reichert. "I just have a love for children and animals, and I wanted to come down and see what I could do to help."
Several people showed up at the animal shelter to adopt dogs, including Tracie Archebelle.
"I heard about what happened to the animals here, and I wanted to come down," said Archebelle. "I'm looking at Gala, she's a very beautiful dog. I want to take her home with me. I don't like animals being mistreated."
Rewards are being offered for information leading to an arrest, and conviction of those responsible for the break in and brutal attacks.
Peta is offering $5,000 and "All About Animals" has collected community donations, totaling $2,500.
Macon Crimestoppers is also offering a reward.
If you have any information on the incident, or those responsible, call 1-877-68-crime.