Bear illegally shot in downtown Steamboat Springs |

Bear illegally shot in downtown Steamboat Springs

Associated PressSteamboat Springs, CO Colorado

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colorado – Colorado wildlife managers say someone illegally shot and killed a bear in a downtown Steamboat Springs alley.Jim Haskins of the Colorado Division of Wildlife says officers are looking for the shooter and are treating the incident as a crime.Haskins says the 200- to 300-pound adult male bear was rooting through trash Monday night when it was shot in the head.He says the bear wasn’t threatening human life or property.___Information from: Steamboat Pilot & Today,

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