Skip to comments.Unknown suspect shoots Trump supporters’ horse in possible politically charged attack (NM)
Posted on 10/20/2020 9:02:53 AM PDT by CedarDave
On the evening of October 7th, Gale and Marietta Shell, who live about five miles north of Springer, in Colfax County, discovered their young horse had been shot dead sometime between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m.
Their property, which faces I-25, and has a large display of pro-Trump flags on large flag poles, could have been a target due to their outspoken support for President Donald Trump and could be a possible reason why their property was targeted.
According to Marietta Shell, the corral fence where the young filly, which is valued at $4,500, was located was not visible from the highway, and the culprit would have had to stop to take the shot. She says that there is just a certain window where the killer could have positioned to shoot the horse dead, according to the Shells neighbors and children.
Mrs. Shell explained that they could not find a bullet or casing to identify the type of gun that shot the filly, but she believes the bullet may have hit the horses flank or lung area, which killed her instantly since she did not bleed out.
The incident was reported to the Colfax County Sheriffs Department and the Livestock Board. The Sheriff and livestock inspector had filed reports on the matter. There have been no known developments in the case.
Gale and Marietta Shell have been in the horse business for over 50 years, and they have never had a horse shot before. Due to Mr. Shells medical conditions, being around the horses serves as a therapy for him, but Mrs. Shell says, This type of thing is so hard for him because he is really really attached to the horses.
It was just absolutely heartbreaking. They always had horses and Its the best therapy in the world for my husband, she said.
The possible politically motivated attack comes just weeks before the November 3, 2020 election, and as hundreds of Trump supporters across New Mexico have had their signs vandalized or stolen. The Piñon Post has extensively covered the vandalism of private property, specifically political signs.
If anyone may have further information on the matter, they should report it to the Colfax County Sheriffs Department at (575) 445-5561.
Two weeks to go, but our domestic enemies are not going to stop the killing just because the election is over and their candidate loses.
This is the #1 reason my horses are at the back of the property, away from being visible from the main road. The gates are locked, and the trees are screening anyone from viewing them back there. Sick people shoot at harmless domestic animals.
Many DemocRATS and Biden supporters ARE evil. And becoming more so.
I guess CWII is already here.
Message to any RATs lurking on FR today...are you proud of your people?
People are so messed up. I also have my barn and pasture at the back of my property. At one time, there was hundreds of undeveloped acres backing up to my fence line, but they put in a road and a house and the kids who live there have been harassing my dogs and farm animals. So we had to put in a tall privacy fence and cameras along the back property line.
If Trump wins, there are still going to be a lot of deranged children who just want to make Trump supporters hurt. They’ll commit acts of sabotage, arson, and probably murder just to make a point not to defy them.
If Biden wins, some of those people will get jobs as government appointees and do exactly the same thing for the same reason using their official authorities as justification and cover.
Sorry to hear that, the old place had road on 2 sides and I made sure when we moved we could protect the horses better. Glad you could do something about it.
Cowards. Pure and simple. To cowardly to confront the people they hate so they kill an innocent animal
Make no mistake. This is not just a temporal battle. It is against the Father of Lies and his servants. Not all of whom are flesh and blood.
It absurd the Trump supporters are painted as the violent ones.
What has happened to the country i grew up in? It is a f#@king mess.
Me too but I confess I never thought about it
“I guess CWII is already here.”
Yes, it is. I had posted earlier this morning, on another thread, that CWII was in the “lukewarm” stage, if not the “warm” stage. I was off a bit, because it is now very much in the “warm” stage. Going “hot” is probably just around the corner, as the left is going to go for broke.
This was a hangin’ offense in the old west.
The media just fulfilling its purpose.
Pure evil. Satan working overtime. He knows his time is short.
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