Hunter kills endangered hawk in Brockton
BROCKTON, Mass. (WHDH) -- Officials are trying to find the person who shot and killed a red tail hawk.
A homeowner on Fairview Avenue found the hawk dead in his backyard a few weeks ago.
X-rays found the hawk had been shot in the chest with a .22-caliber pellet gun.
The hawk is federally protected, which means the person responsible could face up to six months behind bars and a $15,000 dollar fine.