PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A 300 pound black bear was shot and killed in Elizabeth Township.
The Game Commission reports the male bear was legally shot south of Pittsburgh, and it was the first bear of the year to have been shot south of the city.READ MORE: Hussey Copper Smelting Facility In Leetsdale Agrees To Pay Settlement For Environmental Violations
Derrick Honaker sent KDKA-TV this picture of the bear.READ MORE: Ohio Man Arrested In Florida, Accused Of Groping And Punching Flight Attendants
The Game Commission says the same bear was trapped previously in Fayette County and at the time weighed 160 pounds. It was trapped again in May in Westmoreland County, but game commission officials could not confirm how much it weighed.MORE NEWS: Local Communities, Police Departments Celebrate National Night Out