Natural Resources Police in Clay County are asking for public assistance with identifying the person responsible for shooting and wounding a man and his dog.

The man was not identified by WVDNR or the extent of the injuries.

The 61-year-old man was walking his 10-year-old border collie through the woods on his property in Bickmore about 4:30 p.m. Nov. 12 when they were shot, according to a post on West Virginia Natural Resources Police's Facebook page.

The unidentified shooter fled the scene on foot.

Officers are requesting any information from residents who may have witnessed the shooter's actions or who may have vital information leading to the identity of the individual responsible for the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to to contact Natural Resources Police Officer Stuart Simms at 304-400-7932, email at stuart.j.simms@wv.gov or the FrenchCreek District Office at 304-924-6211.

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