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2 Breckenridge Officers Investigated For Killing A Bear

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(credit: Breckenridge Police Department)

(credit: Breckenridge Police Department)

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – Two Breckenridge police officers are being investigated by their own department for killing a bear.

The incident happened two weeks ago. The officers were near a park when they saw what they believed to be an injured bear. It was shot in the shoulder and died soon after in a ravine.

The Breckenridge Police Department says officers are allowed to euthanize injured animals under certain conditions.

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