Man shoots grizzly near West Yellowstone in “case of self-defense”

“The homeowner heard noise coming from the garage. He grabbed a gun and went onto the front porch to see what was going on. “There was a bear not 10 paces from him on his porch,” Jones said. Jones said the man told FWP investigators that the bear turned and began to approach him. He shot the bear dead.”

Man shoots grizzly near West Yellowstone; state says “case of self-defense”

A man shot a grizzly bear on his front porch near West Yellowstone last weekend after it broke into his garage to get a hanging elk carcass. Andrea Jones, a spokeswoman for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, said the incident happened on Sunday evening south of U.S.