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Witness: Two Hunters Shocked After Grizzly Bear Shot
An elk hunter who was close by when other hunters killed a grizzly in Grand Teton National Park last week describes hearing shots, then seeing two young hunters retreating with shocked expressions on their faces. Charles Peet, of Jackson, says he was 75 to 100 yards from where the large male grizzly was shot on Thanksgiving Day. Peet says three hunters walked past him, then he heard three or four quick shots. The hunters have been identified as 48-year-old David Trembly, of Dubois, and his two sons, ages 20 and 17. Peet says the younger hunters looked to be in a state of "semi-shock" afterward. Park officials say they are investigating Grand Teton's first known instance of an elk hunter killing a grizzly bear.