FORT MYERS, Fla. — Law enforcement in Southwest Florida are looking for the person responsible for shooting arrows into a large alligator.
According to a tweet from the Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, the injured alligator was found by a pond near a home in Fort Myers.
The gator had two arrows impaled into its side and a rope wrapped around its snout and webbed feet.
Crime Stoppers said the gator was safely removed from the pond by deputies and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Call 1-800-780-TIPS if you can help in this case.
Crime Stoppers seeking tips on animal cruelty case 🐊— SWFL Crime Stoppers (@SWFLCrime8477) April 29, 2020
On Wednesday, April 28, 2020, @leesheriff received a call for service regarding a large injured alligator in the pond to the rear of a residence on Oak Hill Loop in Fort Myers. pic.twitter.com/l1jGrsP2YX