Police Shoot, Kill Coyote On Beacon Hill
BOSTON (CBS) – Environmental police shot and killed a coyote on Beacon Hill Sunday.
The 25-pound female was first spotted on the Common near the Frog Pond and then ended up in Louisburg Square near Sen. John Kerry’s home before noon.
WBZ-TV’s Sera Congi reports
When police arrived at the scene, they saw the coyote making its way through an alley.
WBZ News Radio 1030′s Carl Stevens reports
It had mange, a skin disease caused by mites, and an injured left paw. Officers believed it was a danger to the public, so they shot and killed it.