Shawnigan Lake RCMP are investigating the death of a dog in a residential area of Cobble Hill.

Cst. Patrick Delano says on Sunday they received a phone informing them the small dog had been shot.

The dog was discovered on its owners property, and was put down as a result of injuries sustained in the shooting.

Shawnigan Lake RCMP are asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact the detachment or Crime stoppers.