New Mexico cow shootings sparks serial cattle killer fears
August 4, 2017
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The fatal shootings of several cows in southeastern New Mexico have sparked fears of a serial cattle killer running loose.
The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (https://goo.gl/ccEvFd) Eddy County Sheriff's Office announced this week that another six cattle on two separate properties were shot and killed. Detectives say a high-caliber rifle was used in the shooting from within a half-mile radius.
Deputies have ruled out an accidental shooting and don't believe the cows are being killed for meat since they were left in fields.
The case is being labeled as one of "extreme...