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Alligator surprises boys fishing on Minnesota lake

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SCANDIA, Minn. (AP) — An enforcement officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has shot and killed an alligator in an east metro lake, but another alligator remains on the loose.


The gator surprised two boys fishing in a Washington County lake. The alligator, hungry for live frogs the boys fishing Goose Lake used as bait, emerged suddenly out of the lily pads.

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