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Three Bald Eagles Shot and Killed in Linn County

Oregon State Police are looking for a culprit in the killings.

Posted: Apr. 10, 2018 5:34 PM

ALBANY, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish and Wildlife troopers are looking for someone that shot and killed three bald eagles near Tangent, just south of Albany.

A caller reported the dead eagles on March 16, after which an OSP trooper investigated. The trooper found that each eagle had gunshot wounds.

The eagles were taken to a veterinarian at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) for examination. The vet found evidence of 'dense metal' on X-Rays.

There are currently no suspects in the case. The eagles are believed to have been killed on or just before March 16.

Anyone with information regarding this case can contact Oregon State Police Senior Trooper Jim Andrews through the TIP Hotline at 1-800-452-7888 or TIP E-Mail TIP@state.or.us. TIPS can remain anonymous.

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