Skip to Content

Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Bison shot

Town of Almond (WAOW) - The search is on to find the person who shot a bison.

The shooting took place at Thunderstruck Farms in the Town of Almond.

"The bison - a bull - had to be euthanized due to his injuries," Portage Co. Sheriff Mike Lukas says.

Investigators say that the shooting may have happened during the gun-deer season.

But-- they believe the shooter intentionally aimed at the animal.

"It is a huge loss to their herd," Sheriff Lukas says. "The bull is worth $8,000 and his loss will be felt for years."

Anyone with information on this crime can contact Portage Co. Crime Stoppers:

  • Call: 1-888-346-6600
  • Tap the App: P3 Tips (Search P3 Tips in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app to your mobile device)
  • Type: Submit a tip on-line here

Tipsters can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.

Author Profile Photo

Melissa Langbehn

Skip to content