A Massachusetts Man is defending his decision to shoot a bear that came on to his property. The bear was poking around at an enclosed pen that housed Golden Retriever puppies. Jake Victor said he tried to scare the bear away, but when that didn’t work he got his gun. He shot the bear once in the shoulder, and then followed it into the woods to shoot it twice more before calling police. A picture of the dead bear was posted to the East Brookfield Police Department’s Facebook page with a warning not to shoot bears. That post has sparked a heated debate online as to if Victor was right in the way he choose to protect the puppies.
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