MERIDEN — State Environmental Conservation police are investigating after a red-tailed hawk was found at a city home Tuesday with a broken wing bone caused by a metal pellet.
Authorities found the hawk at a home on West Main Street near the Southington town line. Officials said the hawk was taken to Kensington Bird and Animal Hospital in Berlin, where staff determined it had a broken ulna bone caused by a metal pellet embedded in its wing.
The hawk is currently under observation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection at 860-424-3333.
– Bryan Lipiner