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Charlie Kohlmeyer is offering $500 for info leading to the conviction of the person or persons who shot his horse, Dan, left. Special to The Forum

Family reeling after beloved horse is shot

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Charlie Kohlmeyer's family made a gruesome discovery on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.

Informed by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department that one of their four horses had been seen acting strangely, Kohlmeyer's daughter, JoAnna, went to check on them.


She found that Dan, a quarter horse who had been with the family for 14 years, had been blinded by a gunshot wound to the head.

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