CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (AP) ó State conservation officers in central Indiana
are seeking the publicís help in solving the fatal shooting of a
Department of Natural Resources Cpl. Blaine Gillan says the animalís
shooting was reported Thursday in Montgomery County, northwest of
Indianapolis. He says the 29-pound bobcat died of a single gunshot wound to
Bobcats are protected under state law. Gillan says a special license is
required to shoot a bobcat if it is a nuisance, or for scientific purposes.
He says he hadnít received any reports of nuisance bobcats in the area.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the DNR at
1-800-TIP-IDNR or www.in.gov/dnr
A cash reward is offered and callers can remain anonymous.