A woman is claiming that her dog was shot by someone on a popular Colorado hiking trail.

The incident occurred around 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27 at Windsor Lake Trail, according to a press release from the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Windsor Lake Trail is located near Leadville, and not to be confused with the one in the town of Windsor.

The woman said a man approached her about putting her dog on a leash and yelled that he would shoot the dog if it wasn't leashed. The man then reportedly shot the dog in the leg.

The woman then left the trail and sought veterinary care for her dog in Buena Vista. A Denver7 update reports that the dog is recovering from its injuries.

The Lake County Sheriff's office and US Forest Service are currently investigating the incident.

How disturbing is it that someone would so boldly whip out a gun and shoot your dog in broad daylight on a busy trail?

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