Moose shot after eating hay

    Fairbanks, Alaska (KINY) - A Fairbanks woman faces a citation for negligent feeding game.

    Alaska State Troopers said a Fairbanks woman faces legal consequences after shooting a moose that was eating from her haystack.

    The woman was issued a summons Wednesday for taking a moose out of season and a citation for negligently feeding game,

    Alaska Wildlife Troopers said garbage, food scraps, hay and other material attractive to wildlife must be secured by landowners.

    The 38-year-old woman lives northeast of Fairbanks.

    She self-reported that she fired at the moose with a .22-caliber rifle as it was eating hay. The moose died a short distance away.

    A charity responded and butchered the moose.

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