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Suspect sought after cat shot with pellet gun in Lake Worth

Female cat partially paralyzed
Posted at 1:13 PM, Jan 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-11 05:05:26-05

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.

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.