July 14, 2015
A man was identified as the person who shot and killed a bear in South Lake Tahoe.
State wildlife authorities are investigating if man acted in self-defense when he shot and killed a young black bear near Pioneer Trail at Lake Tahoe’s South Shore late Thursday. California Department of Fish and Wildlife Capt. Patrick Foy said the man’s name has not been released because the bear’s death is under investigation, and the man hasn’t been cited.