A local citizen found this bald eagle lying along the roadside in a rural area in Flagler County after it had been shot 15 times with a pellet gun has died.
According to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, it is illegal to "take" includes pursue, shoot, shoot at, poison, wound, kill, capture, trap, collect, molest or disturb," Bald Eagles. (16 U.S.C. 668c; 50 CFR 22.3)