Bald Eagle Shot To Death In SE Oklahoma - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |


Bald Eagle Shot To Death In SE Oklahoma

Posted: Updated:
Image of the shell casing found by Game Warden Kenny Lawson. Image of the shell casing found by Game Warden Kenny Lawson.
BROKEN BOW, Oklahoma -

Oklahoma game wardens are searching for the person who shot and killed a bald eagle in southeast Oklahoma last month.

A passerby notified game wardens on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, about the bald eagle which appeared to have been shot.

The eagle was found on Myrtle Road in a rural area of McCurtain County west of Broken Bow. Warden Kenny Lawson collected the eagle and a rifle casing as evidence.

Lawson said the bald eagle had indeed been shot out of a tree overhanging the road.

Lawson wants anyone with information regarding this crime to call him at 580-513-4963.

You can report information on this or any other wildlife crime to Operation Game Thief at 1-800-522-8039. All information reported will be kept confidential.

Special Features

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.


Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.