Concord Police Investigate Geese Shootings

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Sunday, Dec 4, 2011  |  Updated 8:28 PM PDT
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The motive for the shootings was a mystery.

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Concord police are investigating the shooting deaths of several geese at a park in the city over the weekend. Officers went to Newhall Park at 8 a.m. on Saturday after receiving calls that numerous water birds had been shot to death, police said.

Arriving officers found four geese that had been killed and one that was suffering a gunshot wound, police said.

The killings remain under investigation, but police believe all of the birds had been deliberately shot.

Anyone who might have information regarding the case is asked to  contact Concord police at (925) 671-3030 or the tip line at (925) 603-5836.

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