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Greene County Bald Eagle Euthanized After Shooting

Last updated on Monday, March 23, 2009

(LINTON) - A bald eagle who’d been shot in its wing has died.

The bird was euthanized Thursday after being taken to federally licensed rehabilitator "Return to the Wild." the 3 1/2 year old was shot Sunday morning northeast of Linton.

While bald eagles aren't considered endangered, harming one is a felony under federal statute.

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is still offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information in the shooting.

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