- Associated Press - Friday, December 6, 2019

TILLAMOOK, Ore. (AP) - Oregon State Police are asking for the public’s help to find whomever is responsible for shooting a bull elk and cow elk and leaving the carcasses to waste.

KATU-TV reports Tillamook Fish and Wildlife troopers responded Wednesday to a report of a dead bull elk in an area known as Hembre Ridge.

The bull elk was killed with a rifle and no meat was removed, police said. A dead cow elk was found nearby. Police said it appeared both elk had been shot in the past few days. none of the meat was salvageable, police

Police ask anyone who was in the area or anyone who may have information to call the TIP line at 1-800-452-7888, or (asterisk)OSP (677) and refer information to Trooper Charles Reeder. Information can also be emailed to TIP@state.or.us .

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