Authorities don’t yet know where the animal came from.

Authorities in Georgia received a call early Wednesday morning of a tiger prowling around near a highway southeast of Atlanta.

Authorities in Georgia received a call early Wednesday morning of a tiger prowling around near a highway southeast of Atlanta.

Henry County Police

"Henry County officers responded, locating the tiger and kept visual sight of it while animal professionals were contacted," police said in a statement.

"Henry County officers responded, locating the tiger and kept visual sight of it while animal professionals were contacted," police said in a statement.

Henry County Police

"With the tiger in close proximity to a school bus route in a densely populated area, officers made the decision to put the animal down with gunfire fearing that occupants of the home could be in danger as well as others in the area," police said.


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