Lion Shot at Serenity Springs
An apparently random series of late-summer shootings has left two horses dead and one lion injured on the eastern plains of El Paso County, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.
In late August and early September, two Calhan residents found their horses shot to death in their pastures. One horse, whose owner lives in the 23000 block of Highway 94, about 12 miles from Calhan, was found dead on Aug. 20 with a bullet hole in its chest. The other horse, on a property near the Serenity Springs Wildlife Center in the 2400 block of Scott Road, was found on Sept. 2 with a bullet hole in i