Posted: May 20, 2013 12:53 PM by MTN News
KALISPELL - State wildlife officials are looking for the public's help as they investigate the shooting death of a grizzly bear near Kalispell.
On May 16, wardens investigated a dead grizzly bear that was found in the Star Meadows area northwest of Kalispell, in the Sanko Creek area, John Fraley with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said.
An initial investigation showed that the light-colored bear died from a gunshot wound, according to Fraley.
Anyone with information about the death is asked to call 1-800-TIP-MONT or Game Warden Chris Crane (406) 249-6231. Callers can remain anonymous, and a reward may be available.