The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious cow death in Vina.
According to TCSO, the incident occurred between Jan. 14 and Jan. 16 of this year near the area of Acorn Hollow Road in Vina.
The owner said the 5-year-old bred Charolais cow is valued at $1,500 was grazing in the field at the time.
Investigators believe an unknown suspect(s) shot the cow with a high-velocity rifle round, killing the animal.
No leads on who the suspect(s) might be, but the investigation is continuing.
If you have any information regarding this case, call TCSO Investigations Division at (530)-529-7920 or the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Tipline at 1-800-671-4327.