Las Cruces family looks for answers after family dog shot in backyard

Las Cruces, NM (KTSM) - A Las Cruces family is mourning the loss of their 9-year-old mini-schnauzer named Frog who was apparently shot while in their backyard Friday evening.

LCPD learned that Frog was found in the backyard in the 4400 block of Los Arboles Court off of Paseo de Oñate around 7:30 p.m. Friday night by his owner. It appeared that the dog was shot by a small caliber gun or airgun.

Now, Las Cruces Crime Stoppers are offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify the person who shot and killed the dog.

Anyone with information on who may have shot the dog is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip by text message to CRIMES (274637), keyword LCTIPS.


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