GRAPHIC: Reward for info increases after dog fatally shot with arrow
The Arrow Fund is partnering with LMAS and Friends of Metro Animal Services to offer up to $2,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the person responsible for the animal's death.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The reward for answers has increased after a dog was fatally wounded by an arrow in the Fairdale neighborhood.
The Arrow Fund is partnering with Louisville Metro Animal Services and Friends of Metro Animal Services to offer up to $2,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the person responsible for the animal's death.
Originally, the reward was set at $500.
Officials say a man went to the Louisville Metro Animal Services shelter on June 20 with a Jack Russell Terrier that had been wounded with a large arrow.
According to authorities, the dog was found around the 8900 block of Brown Austin Road in Fairdale. The arrow was about two feet long, entered the dog's left hip area and was protruding from the right side of the animal's abdomen, near the left shoulder.
The dog died while en route to Jefferson Animal Hospital.
Authorities say the dog was about two years old. The animal did not have a microchip and its owner has not been located.
Anyone with information is asked to call Louisville Metro Police at 574-LMPD.
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