UPDATE: Police need help solving the death of a German shepherd, reward offered

German shepherd by a truck

The German shepherd dog who was mysteriously shot (Source: New York State Police)

GALLATIN, N.Y. (NEWS10) — State police in Columbia County are looking for information about the apparent shooting death of a dog.

Authorities noticed a bullet wound when they found the two-year-old dog on Silvernails Road in Gallatin on February 2.

UPDATE: The New York State Humane Association in Kingston is offering a $2,000 reward to anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest and conviction for the responsibility parties.

Investigators say the canine’s owners live about six miles south of where it was found. The dog was a consistent flight risk known to run away from home.

Call Investigator Melilli at (845) 677-7379 if you have any information about the case. State police use case no. 9410146 for reference.

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