Tioga man shoots cow, claims he thought it was raccoon

Linden Gibson, 17 | Image Source: GPSO
Linden Gibson, 17 | Image Source: GPSO(KALB)
Published: Jan. 25, 2019 at 4:36 PM CST
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A Tioga man has been arrested after shooting a cow that he thought was a raccoon.

The Grant Parish Sheriff's Office was investigating the shooting of a cow when they learned a Linden Gibson, 17, was responsible for the crime.

While authorities were questioning Gibson, he claimed that he thought he was shooting at a raccoon.

Gibson was arrested for aggravated cruelty to an animal, criminal damage to property, and criminal trespassing.