Walworth County Sheriff’s officials: Two dogs found shot, one dead near Wisconsin/Illinois state line

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WALWORTH COUNTY (WITI) — Walworth County Sheriff’s officials are seeking information after two dogs were found shot to death near the Wisconsin/Illinois state line in Walworth Township.

Sheriff’s officials say the incident took place on Monday, October 6th between 10:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. They say the dogs were shot by what appears to be a .22 caliber weapon.

The dogs involved are described as a Bull Mastiff and a German Shepherd/Rottweiler mix.

Sheriff’s officials say one of the dogs died.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office and/or Crimestoppers.

You can:

  • Text-A-Tip to “CRIMES” (274637) then start your message with tip4wc followed by your tip.
  • Go to www.tipsoft.com and under “For Citizens” click “Submit a Web Tip.” Follow the instructions on how to submit a tip to the Walworth County Crime Stoppers.
  • Call 262-723-COPS (2677).

The Global Conservation Group says it is offering up a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators in this case.

Tips can also be directed to the Global Conservation Group’s Cruelty Investigation Department by calling 888-959-5403.