Kansas Horse Shooter Sought

Kansas law enforcement authorities are seeking whoever shot a pair of horses found dead in Douglas County.

Douglas County Sheriff's Department Public Information Officer Lt. Steve Lewis said that on Feb. 1 sheriff's deputies responded to a call of wandering horses Lecompton, Kan. No horses were found when the deputies arrived, Lewis said. On Feb. 3, the remains of two dead horses were found at the same location, he said.

Lewis said the incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the shootings should call the Douglas County Sheriff's Department tipline at 785/843-8477.

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Pat Raia

Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering equine welfare, industry, and news. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Tennessee Walking Horse, Sonny.

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