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Injured Bald Eagle Found, Authorities Offer Reward

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Posted at 7:37 PM, Jun 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-09 00:49:09-04

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. - A bald eagle was found wounded by a gunshot in Jefferson County a few weeks ago.

The eagle, believed to be just a juvenile, was found June 8 near the Hidden Cove Campground of Douglas Lake.

Now Tennessee officials said they’re offering a $12,500 dollar reward for information that leads to a conviction of the person responsible.

The eagle was being cared for by the American Eagle Foundation in Pigeon Forge.