Man charged after shooting three horses, all three died

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Submitted: Sat, 09/22/2012 - 1:07am
Updated: Sat, 09/22/2012 - 10:54am

HUBERT, NC (WCTI) — Deputies say a man shot three horses, killing one of them. The other two were later euthanized. Keith Kincy has been arrested and now faces gun and animal cruelty charges.

Investigators say the three horses were shot about four o’clock Friday morning at a home located on Hubert Blvd in Onslow County. One of those horses died at the scene, according to deputies. A veterinarian checked the injuries of the two horses that had initially survived the shooting, but just before 10 a.m. Friday, recommended that they be euthanized.

“It just kills me, because I love animals,” said Amber Carter, who works near the home and has seen the horses on many occasions. “Animals deserve a lot of respect, just like people. They need to be treated right. They don’t need to be hurt. They don’t need to be shot.”

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13 Comments on "Man charged after shooting three horses, all three died"

Karl Bailey
2015 years 8 months ago

This man shot the horses because the owner
Of the horses was beating the accused persons
kids.. While its no excuse it still was not because he hates animals.
He just went about it the wrong way. The mans son was beaten black and blue
By the owner of the horses.. Either way it was wrong of him to shoot the
Innocent horses. I know the man personally and I know he has
Issues but he is no animal abuser. He was just in a blind rage. I guess he was like hurt mine
And will hurt yours. I agree it was a dumb and cruel thing to
Do but beating a small child a 4 year old is just as dumb.

2015 years 8 months ago

Okay your right he was in a rage and shot the horses.. went about things the wrong way but he was protecting his. Isn’t that what we all do? Protect what is ours..

2015 years 8 months ago

Why didn’t he do what a man should’ve done and beat the man like the man beat his child….It don’t make sense for him to have shot the horses. That the same crime that the man did was to beat his innocent child so he had to go and kill innocent horses so he’s no better… Anyone that will hurt an animal will hurt a child…. Sound like neither one of them was man enough to face the guilty people….. EACH OTHER… Both of them were afraid of the other so the take out their anger on innocent kids and animals…. NEITHER ONE OF THEM WERE REAL MEN!!!!

2015 years 8 months ago

I don’t care whether you have unique circumstances about your cognitive health or childhood,etc.(b/f it is reported)All I am deeply concerned about is that you have an extremely toasty residence in the afterlife.

2015 years 8 months ago

Hopefully the authorities check to see if this relates to past abuse of pelicans and other animals in Onslow, Co.

2015 years 8 months ago

Stealing or injuring another person’s livestock carries stiff penalties in NC if the law is applied properly, especially when animal cruelty is involved.

2015 years 8 months ago

Child molesters and animal abusers deserve nothing but misery in their pathetic lives. I hope Kincy doesn’t have children.

2015 years 8 months ago

…when we read about this worthless P.O.S. meeting the same fate as those poor horses.

2015 years 8 months ago

Just another stupid immature idiot!!! Put him in prison and hopefully he will suffer.

2015 years 8 months ago

So if he shot the horses, why can’t he be treated like he treated the horses. Maybe he should be shot just like the one horse that died except he should live and then as punishment for the remaining two horses that had to be euthanized, he should be euthanized. I know it seems cruel to suggest we do to criminals what they have done to their victims but was not their act cruel.If we start doing this to criminals, maybe, just maybe, they might think a second time before they do some of the things they do if they realize that their punishment will be to have the vary same thing done to them.

2015 years 8 months ago

I agree with you about the punishment and that same type punishment should be meted out to those who lie in wait and shoot deer just for fun or maybe just to hone their shooting skills….deer are living, breathing animals just like horses!!

2015 years 8 months ago

we’ll learn that this was a love triangle/quadrangle gone awry. with the economy the way it is one horse may have wanted all the attention/finances, this is when things get out of hoof. in these types of mass killings he may have disguised himself as Mr. Ed to allow himself to get close enough to shoot them. imagine their horror when they realized it was a shared suitor!

people person
2015 years 8 months ago

Let me tell you something. I know the whole story behind the situation and if you knew how this man’s ex-wife was allowing his children (son and daughter)to be abused, and beating on her as well then she told him about it, and when a woman tells you about a problem they want you to do something about it.You would have a second opinion if it was your family. Keith is a prior military peaceful man at heart and we can’t sit here and try to value an animal more than we value a child’s life an emotional scars. The same people talking this bull-crap go out and shoot deer every hunting season but makes it no better because they are considered game animals.When people don’t know a lot of details they are quick to Judge, and what you don’t know is the character of the owner’s horses which makes a difference, but when it’s your children, mother, sister or grand-children, you can’t say what you would do, I’m not saying it was all the way right but look on the bright side he didn’t but at least he didn’t get the man. I will conclude this by saying some of you crooks need to stop acting so rightcheous