Police forced to shoot deer in front of shocked motorists in traffic on A370

"Four shots were fired at this deer in full view of members of the public"

Police officers have said they were forced to shoot and kill a deer on a busy Somerset route to prevent unnecessary suffering.

The incident happened on Monday (April 6) on the A370 at Long Ashton in front of shocked passing motorists.

Travellers had to wait for the police to move the deer to the side of the road once it had been killed, Bristol Live reports.

A spokesman for the police said the...
source: Somerset Live

2020-04-07 16:17
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