Washington Authorities Probe Horse Shootings

Law enforcement authorities in Mason County, Wash., are seeking whoever is responsible for the shooting deaths of two horses.

According to a Mason County Sheriff's Department press release, Sheriff's Deputies discovered the animals on Jan. 11, after a tipster reported seeing the horses dead in their pasture located just west of Shelton, Wash. The tipster also reported that the animals appeared to be malnourished. A subsequent investigation revealed the dead horses were in good condition at the time of their deaths.

Two other horses residing on the property were unhurt and also appeared to show no signs of neglect or malnutrition, the press release said.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the Mason County Sheriff's Office at 360/427-9670, ext. 226.


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