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RAINIER, Ore. -- State troopers were looking for whoever shot a bald eagle near Rainier and now they've raised the reward to $2,500, hoping to catch the suspects.

The bird was found by two people riding horses near Dibblee Point Beach in late April.

Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife troopers used a blanket to contain and capture the eagle and it was taken to the Wildlife Center of the North Coast.

Slideshow: Photos of injured bald eagle

OSP said X-rays showed shotgun BBs in its head, neck, body and both wings. One of the pellets was also near the eagle's eye and it caused her to go blind in that eye.

Vets said the eagle was recovering and recently moved to an outside flight pen and people interested in tracking the eagle's progress can check online.

Anyone with information to was asked to call OSP at (503) 397-0325 ext. 42.

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