MANISTEE, Mich. (CBS DETROIT/ AP) — After being shot by hunters in Manistee County, Michigan officials say a bald eagle was euthanized.

The hunters — ages 53 and 24 from New Boston — said they mistook it for a goose.

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The 2-year-old female was taken to Wings of Wonder, a raptor rehabilitation facility in Leelanau County. Staffers determined both of her wings were too badly damaged for surgery to succeed.

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Local fishing guides saw the shooting Saturday in a wooded area on the Manistee River and called the agency’s poaching hotline according to the The Department of Natural Resources.

The DNR said Tuesday it will submit a report to the county prosecutor’s office, which will decide whether to file charges.

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