Fairbanks authorities seek info on moose killing

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Authorities in Fairbanks are seeking information about a moose killing.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers say a moose was found shot and left to rot in the backyard of a North Pole resident.

The troopers say the moose was likely shot with a rifle in the vicinity of the Christine Drive, Repp Road and Brock Road area within the past couple days.

AP reports the moose carcass was discovered on Thursday.

Anyone with information should call Alaska Fish and Wildlife Safeguard at 800-478-3377 or local Alaska Wildlife Troopers at 451-5348.