CAMPBELL COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) – Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports that a bear was shot and found dead in Campbell County on Friday.

TWRA says that The Pine Mountain Longbeards Chapter of the NWTF-Tennessee is now offering $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.

TWRA says the bear was found at the White Oak convenience center on Davis Creek Road.

After examining the 400 lb. male bear, it was determined that it was shot with a large caliber firearm and they collected some shell casings from the scene.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, you’re asked to call 615-571-4792.