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Hawk injured with arrow, Green Bay police investigating

Posted at 1:33 PM, Jul 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-21 14:50:19-04

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) -- Green Bay police are investigating a case in which a hawk was injured by an arrow.

On Tuesday morning, police said officers responded to a call of an injured red-tailed hawk discovered at a residence in the 1700 block of Wedgewood Drive on Green Bay's west side.

Police said the bird had an arrow through its wing, resulting in the wing being broken. Animal Protection rescued the hawk and took it to the wildlife sanctuary for evaluation and treatment. The hawk is expected to survive.

The Green Bay Police Department Animal Protection is looking for information related to the incident. Anyone with information pertaining to how this incident occurred or suspect information is encouraged to call 920-448-3200 extension 0113.

If you wish to remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward, contact the Green Bay Area Crime Stoppers by phone (920) 432-7867, through their website at, or by downloading the P3 app through Google play or App store.