A Facebook user posted a photo of a bald eagle found dead Monday in Columbus. A resident found the eagle on the 1500 block of Fourth Avenue North and brought it to city police headquarters.

Dead bald eagle found in Columbus appears to have been shot

Columbus Police Department has reported a dead bald eagle found in the city to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.



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