WV Police Investigating Shooting of a Horse

The act was deliberate.

Jefferson, WV – Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies and Animal Control officers responded to reports on Wednesday of a horse being shot.

Officials arrived at the Shamrock Farm in the area of Leetown and Archer Road in Kearneysville where owners said their horse was killed.

The incident is under investigation, but officials said the shooting was deliberate.

Although no time frame of the incident is known, they are looking into any unusual activity between noon and 1:30 p.m. on October 23.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office at 304-728-3205 or the Animal Control Office at 304-728-3289.

By Timothy Young