(Avon Township, MN) — A one-thousand dollar reward is being offered for information on the person involved in shooting a dog in Avon Townhsip earlier this week. Authorities say the male yellow lab was found lying under a tree Monday and had been shot four times in the face and twice in the hindquarters. Several shots penetrated the dog’s muzzle and broke his jaw. It appears the shots came from a pellet gun. Anyone with information is urged to call the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office at 320-251-4250 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 800-255-1301.