Two Fergus Falls Men Linked to Shooting Trumpeter Swans

The men have not yet been named or charged


FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two men from Fergus Falls are linked to the shooting deaths of two trumpeter swans south of that city.

A Minnesota DNR officer says the protected swans were shot on a federal waterfowl production refuge.

He says the investigation began after the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from someone who heard shooting.

The men have not yet been named or charged. Their guns have been seized.

Maximum restitution for shooting a trumpeter swan in Minnesota is $1,000.

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