(AP) -- A wildlife rescue group says it has captured a red-tailed hawk in a San Francisco park that appears to have been shot in the head with a nail gun.
Rebecca Dmytryk, executive director of the Monterey-based group WildRescue, says the juvenile bird was trapped Saturday shortly before sunset at the San Francisco Botanical Gardens.
There was no word on the bird's condition. A photo of the capture shows the bird being held by a rescuer. Dmytryk says it was immediately transported to Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley in San Jose.
WildRescue had been notified of the injured bird nearly a week ago and had tried to trap it several times last week without success.
Rescuers believe someone intentionally hurt the hawk earlier this month. A reward of $10,000 has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever harmed the bird.
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