Red-tailed hawk shot in Jackson County, OSP investigating

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Investigators are trying to track down the person or people responsible for shooting a red-tailed hawk in Jackson County.

Oregon State Police said on January 16, a trooper found the hawk acting strangely in Central Point. Further investigation revealed it had been shot.

The hawk was taken to a local wildlife rehabilitation facility, where it later died.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call OSP at 541-776-6111 and refer to case number SP19-018083.

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