Bismarck Police say they were called to the report of a mountain lion early this morning around 5 am in Bismarck.
Police say they tracked the animal through Zonta Park and near the Bismarck Municipal Ballpark.
Game and Fish and Bismarck Animal Control all responded.
The animal was shot and killed due to danger to the public and proximity to homes.
The mountain lion will be sent in for testing.
There have been numerous mountain lion reports around the city in recent weeks.