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Dog Shot With Crossbow Dead, Authorities Seek Culprit

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A dog that was badly wounded by a crossbow bolt in California has been euthanized and authorities are looking for his attacker.

The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports the dog was found Wednesday at La Sierra University in Riverside. He was bleeding from the nose and had trouble breathing.

John Welsh of Riverside County Animal Services says the crossbow bolt injured the dog's spine and punctured his lung. Authorities were unable to save the dog and had to put him down.

The dog's owner hasn't been located. A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the attacker.

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Information from: The Press-Enterprise, http://www.pe.com

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