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Multiple ducks shot with crossbow or bow and arrow, Pearland police say

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PEARLAND, Texas – Pearland police are ramping up patrols in neighborhoods in order to protect ducks, the department said.

Authorities said multiple ducks were shot with a crossbow or a bow and arrow.

No ducks have been found dead.

The police department said they would increase patrols in order to deter the shootings.

Anyone who thinks the ducks are a nuisance and/or have information on the shootings is asked to contact the Pearland Police Department or Pearland Animal Control.