Bear Sighting in Southwest Gainesville
GAINESVILLE - Gainesville Police officers spent Thursday morning searching for a black bear in the southwest section of Gainesville.
Neighbors reported seeing the bear in the Kirkwood subdivision.
FWC officers were searching for the bear, but so far, no luck.
Bears in the springtime are not uncommon in that part of Gainesville because of nearby Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park and other wild areas.
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