Moose is shot after wandering into Portland

Portland, Maine (AP) – A moose that wandered into Portland over
the Memorial Day weekend was shot and killed by police after
attempts to bring it down with a tranquilizer gun proved
unsuccessful.

Officials said they were forced to kill the animal when it
headed toward busy Forest Avenue.

The cow moose, which spent several hours in and around Baxter
Woods, was shot early Sunday afternoon near the Deering Pavilion
Retirement Center.

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