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Chesterfield Police search for NC man in horse shooting death

Steven Dunn (Source: Chesterfield Police) Steven Dunn (Source: Chesterfield Police)

The shooting death of a horse in Chesterfield this summer is now closer to being solved, as police have taken out warrants against a NC man they believe is responsible.

Police now believe 20-year-old Steven A. Dunn shot and killed the horse in June in the 11900 block of Winterpock Road. Officers obtained warrants for Dunn for maiming or killing of livestock and reckless handling of a firearm in relation to the incident. They have not yet located Dunn and are asking the public to call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 if they can help find him.

Henry Gleghorn owned the horse, named Legend. He says the horse was shot in the throat at close range in this pasture.

Gleghorn says the news doesn't make the family's loss any easier.

"They become part of your family and you bond with them and they bond with you," said Gleghorn of his horse, Legend. "He was a family member. They took a family member away from us. I resent that."

Dunn also faces charges for several counts of larceny. Gleghorn says police told him several men were involved in a crime spree around the same time of Legend's death. Police say only Dunn has been charged for shooting the horse.

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