Six cows shot in Sask.

RCMP are investigating after five cows were shot dead and a sixth wounded near Saltcoats, Sask., on the weekend.

Police received the report of the dead cattle from an area farmer early yesterday afternoon.

According to a news release, the owner of the cattle pegged their value at $10,000.

Members of the Yorkton RCMP continue to investigate the incident with the assistance of a local veterinarian and Saskatchewan Environment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact their local police or Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.