DFO Investigating Shooting of Seals in Cape Breton

An investigation is underway into the shooting deaths of a five seals on a beach in Little Judique earlier this week. The Cape Breton Post is reporting that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans received a report of the deal seals on Wednesday. DFO officers have since removed the carcasses and collected evidence. The seal shootings followed an incident earlier this week when three Yarmouth County Fishermen were charged for mistreating and seal on board their vessel. A video of the incident surfaced online. DFO says that seal also died.