REPUBLIC, Wash.— A sad story out of Republic, Washington has the Republic Police Department posting a $500 reward to their Facebook page.

The $500 reward could go to anyone who has information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people who shot and killed a family’s dog.

RPD officials said the dog was found by the shooting range south of Republic during the weekend of April 8.

Reports said the dog had been shot multiple times.

RPD posted to Facebook that this family pet had gone missing that weekend before being found with multiple gunshot wounds.