EAST PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Long Island man is accused of hitting a pit bull with a piece of lumber, shattering its hind leg.

A Long Island man is accused of hitting a pit bull with a piece of lumber, shattering its hind leg. (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

The Suffolk County SPCA says Justin Notartomaso, 23, of East Patchogue, has been charged with felony animal cruelty.

(Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

He allegedly hit his step-brother’s 2-year-old, female pit bull named Treasure with a 2×4.

If convicted, Notartomaso faces up to two years in jail.