TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a 1,500 dollar reward in a javelina poaching case.
The pregnant javelina was found at Sierra Morado Park.
The javelina was lethargic and appeared severely injured when found at the park 8:30 a.m. Thursday. The javelina was transported to the Tucson Wildlife Center for treatment but died en route.
The javelina was near term with twins when it died. X-rays showed a BB and metal pellets in its chest and hip.
The 1,500 dollar reward is being offered for any information that leads to the arrest of a suspect.
If you have any information call 800-352-0700 regarding case number 17-004034.
Up to $1,500 reward for info leading to arrest in javelina poaching, Found Thurs. @ Sierra Morado Park. Call 800-352-0700 re: case 17-004034 pic.twitter.com/OERRfnGjtt— AZ Game & Fish Dept (@azgfdTucson) October 18, 2017
Up to $1,500 reward for info leading to arrest in javelina poaching, Found Thurs. @ Sierra Morado Park. Call 800-352-0700 re: case 17-004034 pic.twitter.com/OERRfnGjtt