Chihuahua found shot to death by pellets in Highlands area

HIGHLANDS, Texas (KTRK) -- A family in the Highlands area is mourning the loss of their pet Chihuahua after he was found shot to death by pellets.

The family says they had Peanut, a teacup Chihuahua, for over a year.

They say he would wander the neighborhood, but when Peanut didn't come home they got suspicious.

They checked around with neighbors, but nobody saw him. They found his body in a field near their house.

The death has been reported to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. They are investigating.
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