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Meeker County seeking info on horse shot in pasture

DASSEL -- Anyone with information about a horse that was shot in a pasture in Collinwood Township is asked to contact the Meeker County Sheriff's Office at (320) 693-5400.

According to a news release from Sheriff Mike Hirman, the office received a report around 2:45 p.m. Saturday of a horse that had been shot along 715th Avenue near Spencer Lake.

Deputies arrived to find a 10-year-old Appaloosa/Pinto mix horse that had been dead for a period of time. A local veterinarian confirmed the horse had been shot, possibly with shotgun pellets.