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Man allegedly shoots at wolves in Yellowstone Park; park rangers investigating

Posted at 2:45 PM, Sep 26, 2018
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:51:34-04

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo.- Yellowstone National Park officials said Wednesday they are investigating a report of gunshots fired along the East Entrance Road.

According to park officials, rangers began investigating a report Saturday that a man had fired a shotgun at some wolves that were chasing his dog east of Sedge Bay.

Law enforcement investigated the scene and found no evidence of injured wolves, but they did find shotgun shells.

The park reminded the public in a statement that it is illegal to discharge a firearm in the park, and pets must be physically controlled at all times.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Yellowstone Tip Line at 307-344-2132.