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Officials look for information on bald eagle killed in Ventress

(Source: Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office's Facebook page) (Source: Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office's Facebook page)
VENTRESS, LA (WAFB) -

The Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (WLF) are asking for the public's help in finding the person responsible for killing a bald eagle. 

WLF agents said the young eagle was shot and killed in the last two days near the 8000 block of Island Road in Ventress. 

Killing a bald eagle is a federal crime punishable by up to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine. 

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to call the WLF's Operation Game Thief at (800) 442-2511 or the Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office at (225) 694-3737. 

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