HUNTINGDON CO, Pa (WJAC) — According to a Facebook post, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is investigating the illegal killing of a black bear cub in Juniata Township, Huntingdon County.
The Game Commission states that the 60 pound cub was killed sometime between Dec. 12 and 13 along Point Road.
Officials say that they bear likely died quickly and thus was not killed the week prior during bear hunting season.
They also say that there is no evidence that the bear was previously injured and was shot to end its suffering, or that it was killed in self-defense.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Southcentral Region Dispatch Center at 814-643-1831 or the Operation Game Thief Hotline at 1-888-PGC-8001