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Area where elk were found dead

This picture shows the area, 20 yards north of Forest Road 779 where two elk were found dead from multiple gunshot wounds. Arizona Game and Fish considers the incident one of poaching. 

Two elk were poached between the night of Friday, August 30 and the morning of Saturday, September 1, according to Arizona Game and Fish. 

Both animals, a calf elk and a cow elk were found north of Highway 89 in Flagstaff. Each had been shot multiple times. 

The carcasses were discovered between Oleary Mtn. and Strawberry Crater, twenty yards north of Forest Road (FR) 779 near the intersection of the 779 and 546 Roads. 

Authorities are currently searching for suspects. Anyone with any information on the poaching incident should contact Arizona Game and Fish at (928) 774-5227.  

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