OSP asks public for advice on finding who shot, killed wolf in Wallowa County

SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) – The Oregon State Police Department of Fish and Wildlife said on Tuesday it was seeking the public’s help in locating the person (s) responsible for the shooting a wolf in the Sled Springs Wildlife Management Unit in Wallowa County, northeastern Oregon.

At around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, a concerned citizen reported to staff at the Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife that they found the dead collared wolf on Parsnip Creek Road in Wallowa County, about 6 miles southeast of Wallowa, Oregon.

OSP soldiers and ODFW personnel intervened in the area and located the dead wolf. An initial investigation revealed that the wolf probably died from a bullet. The wolf, OR-106, was a 2-year-old collared female, a lone wolf who dispersed from the Chesnimnus pack.

OSP urges anyone with information regarding this matter to call the Oregon State Police hotline at 1-800-452-7888, OSP (677) or email [email protected] us. Reference case # SP22006179.

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