PHOTOS: Bear is tranquilized and taken away in Shelton on Thursday night

Marcin Stawiarski, a wildlife photographer from Shelton, took these photos of the bear in a tree and being taken away, once tranquilized, by state environmental conservation (EnCon) officers on Thursday, May 14.

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All photos courtesy of Marcin Stawiarski

The bear was caught at slightly past 8 p.m. on Bodyk Place, a residential road near Myrtle and Kneen streets in downtown Shelton.

Read more about how the bear was caught.

Shelton bear capture turns into a neighborhood event.

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Photo of the bear taken earlier on May 14 by Shelton resident Marcin Stawiarski.
Photo of the bear taken earlier on May 14 by Shelton resident Marcin Stawiarski.

 

Photo of the bear taken earlier on May 14 by Shelton resident Marcin Stawiarski.
Photo of the bear taken earlier on May 14 by Shelton resident Marcin Stawiarski.