On Friday March 4, 2016 at approximately 5:25 pm members of the Hornepayne Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into a cruelty to animal complaint which had taken place in the Community of Hornepayne, Ontario.
Preliminary investigation revealed that on Tuesday March 1, 2016 between the hours of 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm someone shot a dog with what appeared to be a pellet gun. The animal which was on its property at the time of the incident had to be taken to the Kapuskasing Veterinarian for medical attention and later released back to its owner.
Investigation is continuing at this time. Anyone with any information is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers.
If you have any information regarding any criminal activity, call 705-268-8477 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS); submit an e-tip from The Crime Stopper’s web-site at www.tipsubmit.com .