Bear fatally shot by camper on forest land near Winter Park

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WINTER PARK, Colo. — A bear was fatally shot by a camper on forest land near Winter Park on Saturday night, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials said.

A group of campers with children told officials they were making s’mores when a bear came into the campsite and started getting into their food.

One of the adults had a gun and told officials that two warning shots were fired.

After the bear did not react, the group feared for its safety, and then the bear was shot, officials said.

The shooter reported the incident immediately. An investigation determined no citations will be issued.

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