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Another bear found dead in Avoyelles Parish

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AVOYELLES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Another black bear has turned up dead in Avoyelles Parish.

The bear was found earlier this month in the woods near the Grassy Lake Wildlife Management area.  A necropsy showed the bear was shot in the head with a shotgun.  An arrow was also found near its body Leading Wildlife and Fisheries agents believe that the bear was shot with an arrow before being shot with a shotgun.

A cash reward of up to $8000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of those responsible. If you have any information you are asked to call the Louisiana operation game thief hotline at 1-800-442-746.

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