MIAMI (CBS4) – Denver Broncos Linebacker Miller is researched by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission after posting a photo of himself with a hammerhead shark on Social has reported media, ESPN.
Miller posted the photo of himself holding the bloodstained shark to the tail of his Instagram story and it was shared by several media.
Miller also released a video about the catch ̵
However, the video does not show if the shark was alive or dead. It floats on the side before it disappears underwater.
The boat captain told TMZ that the 9½-foot hammerhead shark was the biggest hammerhead he saw all season.
Animal Ethics (PETA) people said they would "make sure that Miller is held to account if, as we suspect, killing this animal is illegal," ESPN reported.
"The FWC has received the pictures and the video and is investigating whether there has been a violent incident," cites ESPN Carol Lyn Parrish, the Commission's public information coordinator.
The FWC website states that large hammerhead sharks are not allowed to be harvested in state waters.
According to ESPN, he could be confronted with second-degree offenses, punishable by a fine of up to $ 500 and 60 days in jail.