LAKE WORTH, Fla. — Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control said Thursday someone has been intentionally shooting and injuring cats with a pellet gun in Lake Worth.
Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control is looking to identify the shooter who is “intentionally injuring cats” at the Palm Beach Mobile Home Park in Lake Worth. This is Antonella...she is now partially paralyzed after being shot with a pellet gun. @WPTV pic.twitter.com/48ULSorY1u
— Ryan Hughes (@HughesWPTV) January 10, 2019
In a written statement, Animal Care and Control said the incidents occurred near the Palm Beach Mobile Home Park located near Boutwell Road and Second Ave. North.
A female spayed cat named Antonella was shot with a pellet gun and partially paralyzed.
ACC told WPTV there are several other cases where cats died from their injuries.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control at (561) 233-1212.