Bald eagle found with gunshot wound at Tacoma wetland dies
TACOMA, Wash. — A bald eagle found with a gunshot wound in Tacoma last week has been euthanized.
According to the Port of Tacoma, the wounded eagle was reported to the Department of Fish and Wildlife on January 9. It was found in the Port of Tacoma’s Gog Le Hi Te wetland complex, but Port of Tacoma agents were unable to locate the bird.
Another report came in a day later and biologists were able to find the bird. It was captured and taken to a wildlife rehabilitation center on the Kitsap Peninsula.