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KCSO investigating horse killing

| September 25, 2021 1:00 AM

COEUR d'ALENE — The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding the person who shot and killed a horse this week.

A horse was found dead in a pasture in the Nettleton Gulch area on Wednesday.

"Preliminary investigation indicates the horse was shot twice in the head," the KCSO reported.

The owner of the horse said it was alive Tuesday night. When they went to check on it the next morning, it was dead.

Both KCSO animal control and detectives are investigating the death in the 4000 block of North Maple Leaf Road.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office, 208-446-1300.