Ave Maria Bear Postscript: Incident Raises Questions
Published on Friday, 12 October 2012 13:29
Will the fatal shooting of a black bear recently in an Ave Maria neighborhood be properly evaluated by state officials who had maintained that black bears aren't aggressive -- until a state law enforcement officer had to kill one that was charging him? Ave Herald Editor Patricia Sette examines the question in her latest column in the Naples Daily News Collier Citizen, available by clicking here. Above, the bear at the window of the Buccheri family's home on Milano St. shortly before the shooting.