Commissioner's warning: teens could target area pets

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UPDATE: 

After interviewing the students in question, officers have been unable to confirm any such plan. 

The Marshall County Sheriff's Office and school resource officer investigated into the claims that students were going to shoot dogs.

Marshall County Sheriff's Deputies will continue to patrol this Halloween through the weekend.

Original Story:

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. - A warning for pet owners.  

 
Marshall County Commissioner Misti Drew confirmed to Local 6 that she has received credible reports that several high school students are planning to assemble teams to see who can shoot the most dogs and cats in the area.
 
Drew said that the Marshall County Sheriff's Office and the School Resource Officer are aware of the situation. 
 
She urges pet owners to protect their animals and gun owners to make sure access to their guns is restricted.
 
Drew said to call law enforcement if you find an animal that has been shot. 

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