Nevada Deputy Shoots Charging 600-Pound Black Bear

From the North Lake Tahoe Bonanza
_INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. -- Law enforcement officials shot and killed a 600-pound male black bear who apparently charged a wildlife official and a deputy Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

According to a press release from the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, deputies were assisting Nevada Department of Wildlife Biologist Carl Lackey and a pair of bear dogs at about 3:30 p.m. in trying to remove the bear from a crawl space at a condominium complex at 400 Fairview Way when he "charged at one of the deputies."_