Investigation after animals killed with crossbow
They spent on this winter storm.
A community is on edge tonight after the dekalb county sheriff's office says a mule and horse were killed by someone with a crossbow!
Waay 31's sierra phillips spent the day in the lick skillet community and learned what deputies are doing now.
Right now- dekalb county and cherokee county sheriff's offices are teaming up to investigate.
The dekalb county sheriff tells me they've increased patrols here.
The sheriff's office says that it happened between 4:45 am and 6:30 am on friday morning near county road 127 and 270.
Some neighbors tell me they're worried about their pets.
They tell me this area is quiet, friendly and they're shocked this happened here.
Hope- "that donkey- it was sweet, had a sweet face, anyway, its a horrible thing to hear, we hated it and i hope they catch whoever did it."
Dekalb county sheriff's office couldn't tell me if this was an isolated incident but the investigation is ongoing.
Reporting in dekalb county sierra phillips waay31 news.
If you have any information - contact the dekalb county sheriff's