Watch CBS News

Pa. Game Commission Seeking Information, Investigating Illegal Killing Of Black Bear

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

FULTON COUNTY (KDKA) -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission is asking for the public's help to provide information in connection with the the illegal killing of a black bear.

The Game Commission's Southcentral region's ask for information comes after a black bear was found dead in Taylor Township, Fulton County last week.

Bear Killed Fulton County
(Photo Credit: Pennsylvania Game Commission)

The game warden's investigation after the bear was found suggests that the 250-pound bear was dead for approximately one week and that the bear's death was the result of a single gunshot wound.

The Game Commission is asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Southcentral Region Office at 814-643-1831, the Operation Game Thief hotline at 1-888-PGC-8001 or online.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.