Brunswick police probe shooting of Arabian horse

BRUNSWICK (AP) — Police are trying to determine who shot and injured an Arabian horse.

The Portland Press Herald reported that the owner of Flash, a 20-year-old brown horse, told police the animal was found bleeding on Sunday. A veterinarian examined the horse on Tuesday and found three wounds.

Deputy Chief Marc Hagan says two bullets hit the horse on the top of the head, breaking the skin but not becoming embedded inside, and a third shot punctured the horse's side.

Hagen says the veterinarian decided to leave the bullet in the horse, saying it would be more dangerous to remove it.

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FRANK EARLEY's picture

Not many Arabs, but...

There's probably a hunter from Massachusetts, who is still trying to convinced his hunting buddies that he shot at the biggest deer he's ever seen.

RONALD RIML's picture

Definitely a 'Hate Crime'

Not that many Arabs in Maine......

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

The parrot sez the turban was

The parrot sez the turban was a giveaway. The shooter should be used as a target at the Brunswick PD practice range.

RONALD RIML's picture

They'd have to stuff him into a wheel-chair first for realism...

Eww... I'm Cold!

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Haha....Roger that.

Haha....Roger that.

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