January 27, 2005, I was awakened by my dogs barking and the sound of a
pick up truck idling on the SW corner of my property. As I walked
through the dark house to see what was going on, I saw a
flashlight-light reflecting off of my barn door.
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out the back door to see what was going on, I heard the truck drive
away. I made the rounds of my coyote pens to check on them. Everything
looked OK. Just as I walked back in the house, I heard a coyote cry in
went back outside with a better flashlight and found Amber with blood
running down the side of her face and her eye all bloody. She was taken
to Dr. Wolf, her vet. and her eye had to be removed.
kind of person walks up to an animal in a secure enclosure, an animal
who loved greeting people when they came to see her? He then points a
gun to her eye and pulls the trigger. Since I did not hear a gunshot,
the Sheriff's Dept. has determined that a silencer was use.
I would like to
thank everybody who sent in a donation to help pay her vet. bill, for
plywood to be
bought, for a reward to be offered, for some
surveillance to be purchased for her pen (soon) and
for me to buy her the best, freshest food to help her
heal. Her medications are also paid for.
have now set up a PayPal account so tax deductable donations can be
sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reward to $1000
A concerned citizen from Russiaville has
original $500 reward offered by Indiana Coyote
For information leading to the arrest of the
irresponsible gun owner who trespassed on my property,
walked up to one of my coyote pens, looked one of my
tame coyotes, who loves people , right in the eye and then shot her eye
Who and what will he target next? Your dog,
your child, you?
Contact the Carroll County Sheriffs
Department. 765-564-2413 Any information received will be kept