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After finding bear carcass near St. Francisville, wildlife agents looking to arrest whoever shot it

8 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Thursday, October 26 2023 Oct 26, 2023 October 26, 2023 4:03 PM October 26, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. FRANCISVILLE - Wildlife agents are offering a reward for info on an individual who fatally shot a bear and then left its body in a rural part of West Feliciana Parish.  

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said agents found a black bear dead Oct. 7 near Solitude Road. After performing a necropsy on the animal, investigators determined it was killed by a bullet from a rifle. 

The department is officering a $6,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information should call the Louisiana Operation Game Thief hotline at 1-800-442-2511 or use LDWF’s tip411 program. 

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