Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bear attacks bow hunter in Teton County

A bow hunter was attacked by a bear Tuesday in Teton County. Sheriff’s officials say the bear attacked the man from behind in the Skull Creek area northeast of Jackson. The man suffered bites to his arm and a scalp injury. Another hunter took the victim to a waiting ambulance in Jackson. The man’s condition wasn’t immediately available. Sheriff’s Lt. Slade Ross said the victim was alert and breathing. Wyoming Game and Fish Department spokesman Mark Gocke said investigators are on the scene looking for tracks and other evidence. It was not immediately known if the bear was a black bear or a grizzly. [link]

HT: Marvin Frisbey

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