A bear was found dead last week and an investigation found the cause of death was a single gunshot wound.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

FULTON COUNTY (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission is asking for the public’s help to provide information in connection with the the illegal killing of a black bear.

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The Game Commission’s Southcentral region’s ask for information comes after a black bear was found dead in Taylor Township, Fulton County last week.

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The game warden’s investigation after the bear was found suggests that the 250-pound bear was dead for approximately one week and that the bear’s death was the result of a single gunshot wound.

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The Game Commission is asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Southcentral Region Office at 814-643-1831, the Operation Game Thief hotline at 1-888-PGC-8001 or online.