ALBANY, Ore. (AP) -- The Linn County Sheriff's Office says an Albany man has been charged with shooting the head off a goat.

The Albany Democrat-Herald reports 61-year-old Arnold Farley is charged with aggravated animal abuse, unlawful use of a firearm, criminal mischief and reckless endangering.

The sheriff's office says Farley fired a .30-caliber rifle Friday at the animal. A caller reported he was intoxicated.

He is scheduled for an appearance June 5 in Linn County Circuit Court.

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