BEDFORD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A missing dog was shot and killed before being found by its owners, prompting Pennsylvania State Police out of Bedford to investigate.

The dog, a German Shephard/Pitbull mix, was missing for roughly a week from its home in East Providence Township, State Police reported.

On Sept. 10, the dog’s owners said they found the 8-year-old brown, black, and grey colored dog was shot and killed.

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State Police are asking for anyone who might have any information to contact them at 814-623-6133.