Alligator killed Monday near Burkhart’s Marina

Published 5:13 pm Monday, July 6, 2015

A very large alligator was shot and killed Monday near Burkhardt’s Marina in the 1800 block of Mississippi in Orange. Game Wardens at the scene report they do not know who killed the animal.

In the early morning hours of July 3, a local man, Tommie Woodward, was swimming in Adams Bayou at Burkhardt’s Marina when he was attacked and killed by a large alligator.