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Oklahoma game wardens seek information after bald eagle shot in southeast Oklahoma

Posted at 4:11 PM, Jan 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-05 17:11:17-05

BROKEN BOW, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Game Wardens are seeking information after a bald eagle was shot in southeast Oklahoma.

A passerby reported finding the eagle on Dec. 27 on Myrtle Road in a rural area west of Broken Bow.

The eagle and a rifle casing were collected as evidence. Game Warden Kenny Lawson reported that the eagle had been shot out of a tree overhanging the road.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Lawson at 580-513-4963 or Operation Game Thief at 1-800-522-8039.

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