Man charged in cougar shooting in southwest Minn.
JACKSON, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a southwest Minnesota man for allegedly shooting a cougar last November.
Twenty-six-year-old Daniel Hamman of rural Jackson County was charged by citation Friday with shooting a protected animal, a misdemeanor.
Hamman allegedly shot the cougar after being contacted by a neighbor, who saw the cat run into a culvert. The 125-pound male cougar was shot was it was flushed from the culvert.
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