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.