Man Cited For Shooting, Killing Black Bear

Posted at 9:06 PM, Jun 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-04 22:29:57-04

A man has been arrested and issued a citation for shooting and killing a young black bear.

The incident happened Friday afternoon in Smithville.

Authorities said the 46-year old man has been charged with shooting big game outside of season.

DeKalb County does not have a black bear season and hunting black bear has not been allowed there.