Strong reactions online after Nashua police shoot, kill bear
NASHUA — Angry cries echoed throughout the Internet after a Nashua police officer shot and killed a black bear that people and children were following and playing near.
NH1 News compiled the reactions from those against the decision to put down the bear, and those who supported it as the correct move for police to make.
With a story about animals being put down, one can guarantee a lot of disgusted, furious responses by readers, and this Nashua example was no different.
Some readers were not so sympathetic with the people who were following and bothering the bear, like the following comment.
However, a couple of commenters tried to remain neutral on the issue and view it from a different perspective, such as these two remarks which supported the bear being put down.
But not everyone online wanted to express a clearly positive or negative opinion, a few tried to lighten the situation with jokes or cheesy puns. This one sums up the entire incident, and all the run-ins with bears that have occurred recently, in the fewest words possible.