Published: Aug 23, 2013 5:21 PM EDT

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident in which a black heifer was struck by an arrow on Buckingham Rd. The animal's owner noticed it while feeding his cattle yesterday evening.

The animal was shot with a tranquilizer dart, in order to transport it for a medical evaluation, but it ran into a dense, wooded area and was not found.

If you have any information, you are asked to call SWFL Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.