Horse Shooting Under Investigation

Mare found deceased

Horse Shooting Under Investigation

Detectives from the Major and Organised Crime Squad are currently investigating the death of a 13-year-old Quarter Horse mare near St George.

On Sunday, September 7, the mare was found on Johnstone Rd with a gunshot wound on its near side shoulder.

The horse was inspected Saturday afternoon, looking after its week old foal in her regular paddock. The following morning the mare was unable to be located and was found deceased later that day.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance, if anyone has any information relating to the offence to please contact St George police or detectives at the Major and Organised Crime Squad at Roma.

CRIMESTOPPERS: 1800.333.000

POLICELINK: 131.444

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