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New Brunswick SPCA, RCMP investigating after dog shot, killed near Sussex, N.B.

New Brunswick SPCA and RCMP are investigating after a dog was shot and killed. Alexa MacLean/Global News

RCMP are asking for the public’s help as they investigate an incident that saw a dog shot and killed.

Police say the dog was killed in Waterford, N.B., a community east of Sussex Corner, N.B.

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Sometime during the evening hours of Aug. 1, a white and brown border collie was shot on McFarlane Road. The dog later died as a result of its injuries, police said.

The Mounties and the New Brunswick SPCA have been investigating and are now looking for information from the public that could further the investigation.

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They’re asking anyone who has information about the incident or who may have been in the area during the evening of Aug. 1 and witnessed suspicious activity or heard gunshots to call police at 506-433-7700 or to contact Crime Stoppers.

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A necropsy is set to be conducted in order to assist with the investigation.