Family pet shot and killed in Coventry

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COVENTRY — Police are seeking the public’s help after a local family pet was shot and killed.

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This evening, at around 5:30 p.m., police were contacted regarding a beagle which had been shot yesterday, February 19, between the hours of 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Spencer Hill Road in the town of Coventry.

Police say the animal had been mistakenly left outside during this time frame.

The beagle was taken to a vet where a necropsy was performed which determined the cause of death.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information is being asked to contact the State Police at 334-8881.

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