Bear shot at outside Gatlinburg motel

Black bear, Photo Date: 9/22/2016 (PIXNIO)
Black bear, Photo Date: 9/22/2016 (PIXNIO)(KMVT)
Published: Nov. 8, 2019 at 6:54 AM EST
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Police are investigating after a man shot a bear in Gatlinburg.

Dispatchers tell us it happened around 11:30 Thursday night outside the Motel 6.

Police don't know if the bear was hit or not. it ran off into the woods.

The man was not hurt.

TWRA will look for the bear on Friday morning.