Sheriff cites ‘misinformation’ about Lake Tahoe bear killing
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Sheriff’s deputies at Lake Tahoe have released additional details about the June shooting of a bear at a rental home in an effort to dispel what they say is misinformation about what led to the animal’s death.
The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says in a statement Tuesday that the man who told them he shot the bear in self-defense was pushed to the ground by the animal inside the residence in Meyers.
It said the man was visiting the area and not an off-duty law enforcement officer as some have speculated.
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