Bald eagle shot, killed in Richland County
WAHPETON, N.D. - The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is investigating the illegal fatal shooting of a mature bald eagle late last week in Richland County.
District Game Warden Tim Phalen said he received a call Friday afternoon about an eagle wedged in a tree five miles west and five miles south of Wahpeton along the Wild Rice River, according to a Game and Fish news release.
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