HARPERS CROSSROADS, N.C. (WNCN) — A dead bald eagle was found alongside a road Monday just north of Harpers Crossroads in Chatham County.
The eagle appeared to die from a single gunshot to the head, according to Claude Smith, an officer with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
The eagle was found around 7:45 a.m. in a ditch along Siler City/Glendon Road.
Smith said that rewards up to $1,000 are typically given in these kinds of cases.
Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call 1-855-WILD-TIP or Smith at 919-239-9897.
Tips can be made anonymously.