Other charges in shooting of Lucy Park animalNov. 7 on the backside of the park near the Wichita River.subjects were involved, Canan said, but he declined to identify them other than saying they were Wichita Falls men in their 40s. Dansivarmland They face fines of $20,000 for illegal possession of wildlife resources and possibly face other charges ranging from misdemeanors to state jail felonies. http://www.dansivarmland.nu Canan said his office began investigating when rumors of the shooting began spreading. He said he learned the men had shot the buck once in the neck with a .270 rifle from a vehicle then loaded the carcass. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timberland The head and antlers were taken to a local taxidermy shop.subject had spotted the deer and went and got the other subject. Then they shot it, Canan said.He said the man who fired the shot at first claimed he shot it somewhere other than the park, but then both men fully. charges they could face include hunting from vehicle, Timberland Shoes hunting without a landowner permission and falsifying a government document.
The men will have their hunting and fishing licenses revoked and could also face charges of disorderly conduct by discharging a firearm in the city limits. Canan said the disorderly conduct charge would be up to city officials to file. Dansivarmland He doubted either man would face state jail time because of their cooperation in the investigation.City Hall was closed Friday and the city attorney office could not be reached for comment on possible local charges.been watching that deer for about two years, http://www.dansivarmland.nu Canan said. knew about him. He typically stayed west of the park. warden said his office tracked the animal through a remote camera at a deer feeder.were kind of keeping an eye on him. He was last seen on Oct. 18 and we think he moved east, staying mostly north of the river. said the deer was with a doe when he was shot and speculated the buck had moved during mating season.The size of the antlers based on the Boone and Crockett scale amounted to 211 inches of horn, Timberland Heels with 16 points on one side and about 11 on the other.
Fines are determined by the size of antlers.was a pretty big rack, Canan said.Based on the teeth, he estimated the buck age at about 6 1/2 years, Dansivarmland noting that anything more than 8 years is ancient in the wild.Canan said this was the first deer shooting he was aware of in the sprawling acreage of Lucy Park and said deer shootings are uncommon in city limits. He said wardens typically investigate 10 to 20 cases of illegal deer shootings annually in this part of the state. http://www.dansivarmland.nu While the state deer population is growing, he said the animals have been known to frequent the areas along the river in the city for a long time.The deer antlers will be shipped to state headquarters in Austin where replicas will be made, Canan said. The replicas will be placed in Operation Gamefest trailers to be taken around the state for public education. Timberland Outfits He said the replicas will likely be accompanied by a plaque detailing the circumstances of the deer death.