Police searching for suspect after horse found shot, killed in pasture in Sonoma County

SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect who shot and killed a 26-year-old American Quarter Horse.

On Monday, the horse known as "Buddy" was shot in his pasture near a roadway in Cazadero, about 15 miles from the Sonoma coast.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is being asked to contact the sheriff's office.

The shooting is being investigated as animal cruelty.

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