According to media reports, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting deaths of four dogs at a camp near Stephensville.

KATC-TV in Lafayette reported the incident took place at a camp on Six Mile Lake near American Island. Deputies believe the Labrador retrievers were killed between Sunday, March 18 at 2 p.m. and Monday, March 19 at 11 a.m.

All four dogs, which were ultimately found by their owner, were shot and thrown into a bayou after apparently confronting someone attempting to burglarize the camp.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 337-394-3071 or St. Martin Crime Stoppers at 337-441-3030.