Hunter Shoots Horse in St. Francis County

DECEMBER 28, 2005 - Posted at 7:43 a.m. CST

FORREST CITY, AR - Authorities in St. Francis County say a hunter may be behind the shooting of a horse in the town of Colt.

The two-year-old horse will have to be put down because of the gunshot.  Investigators say a hunter likely mistook the horse for a deer.

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