- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 21, 2015

DELTA, Utah (AP) - Bureau of Land Management officials are investigating after a wild horse was found dead from a gunshot wound near Delta.

Officials say a 14-year-old palomino stud was found near the Middle Pond in the Swasey Herd Management Area. It was shot and killed with a small-caliber gun.

Capturing, harassing or killing wild horses is illegal under the 1971 Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act. Violations are punishable by a fine of up to $2,000, a year in prison or both

The Cedar City National Mustang Association is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the people involved in the shooting.

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