Prohibited archery kills deer

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ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell police responded to a gunshot call Dec. 12, only to find that a man had shot and killed a deer using a bow and arrow. There is a city ordinance against discharging a firearm within city limits.

The man told police that he shot the deer in his backyard with a bow and arrow. The deer then ran through the woods and died in a neighbor’s yard.

After the deer died, the man dragged it away on a tarp. One neighbor said that they did not want the man to come back and clean the blood from their yard.

Police issued the man a warning about the city ordinance and safety concerns from neighbors.


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