Texas Game Wardens are asking for the public's help with any information after an American bald eagle was found alive with a gunshot wound in San Augustine County, which is east of Nacogdoches.
The bald eagle was found on about Feb. 1 in the national forest near FM 2930.
A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for this illegal act.
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Anyone with information is asked to call Operation Game Thief at 1-800-792-4263.
According to Texas Parks and Wildlife, was once on the endangered species list, but was removed in 2007. The species is still considered threatened.