NEWARK TOWNSHIP (WKOW) -- Rock County officials say a dog was found dead with a gunshot wound Sunday in Newark Township.
A driver found the female pit bull in a field along West Mill Pond Rd. The Rock Co. Sheriff's Office says it appears the dog was shot once in its mid-section.
The dog didn't have any ID tags. Authorities say it weighed about 50 pounds and was a light brown color with a little white around its neck area. They also say its claws were painted pink.
The Sheriff's Office is investigating the dog's death.
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