HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Voices for Animals is offering a reward of $500 for information leading to the arrest of a person or people who shot two peacocks in Riverview.
A resident in the Boyette Springs neighborhood reported to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office on Friday, March 22 that at least two neighborhood peacocks were found dead with pellet wounds.
A witness reported seeing a black Ford F-150 filled with four white male teenagers with pellet guns in the area just prior to finding the dead birds. The truck had black rims, a busted tail light, and a Costa sticker in the back window.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is calling it a possible case of animal cruetly at this time.
Anyone with information in reference to this incident is also asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.
FVA is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the abuses that animals go through and what the public can do to help.