Elk Shot Near Mills Lake In Rocky Mountain National Park

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Date: June 3, 2015
Contact: Kyle Patterson, (970) 586-1363

Park rangers were notified this afternoon that an elk had been shot by a park visitor near Mills Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. The cow elk was later found dead. The incident is under investigation. No further information will be released at this time.

Last updated: June 4, 2015

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