Information Sought on Grizzly Bear Shooting North of Libby
By Moosetrack Megan
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks are seeking information on the shooting death of a sub-adult male grizzly bear found dead on Forest Road 4859 in the Kootenai Forest, north of Libby in Northwest Montana.
Officials retrieved the carcass on Sunday, May 28. Investigators believe the grizzly bear was killed along the road on the evening of Sunday, May 20.
The USFWS and FWP are asking for anyone with possible information on this case, or anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the Barron/Bristow Creek area, to call the Service Special Agent at 406-329-3000 or 1-800-TIP-MONT. Callers do not have to identify themselves and a reward of up to $2,000 may be available for information leading to a conviction.