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Nov 14, 2010 4:53 PM by Andrea Babin

Authorities Looking for Owner of Shot Horse

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Caddo Sheriff's Office is
investigating the death of a horse that was found wandering around
Kansas City Southern railway property with a gunshot wound in the
abdomen.
Deputies painstakingly loaded the horse, a 13-year-old red roam
spotted Appaloosa mare, and transported in Saturday to Vivian
Animal Hospital.
The veterinarian was forced to put it down.
Authorities don't know who the horse belonged to or where the
shooting took place.
Railroad workers said they heard between 10 and 15 gunshots the
morning before the horse wandered off the tracks.
The mare wasn't wearing any gear indicating ownership and had
only a faded brand on its inner lip.

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