Mountain lion shot and killed

Posted at: 07/24/2013 10:46 PM
Updated at: 07/25/2013 10:55 AM
By: Steve Mieczkowski,

Photo: Courtesy: Jacob Rodriguez

A mountain lion was shot and killed by deputies in Roswell Wednesday evening.

Witnesses tell KOB Eyewitness News 4 the mountain lion was spotted running near Pecos Elementary School at around 8:15 p.m.

About 15 minutes later, deputies showed up and sot the cat, killing it.