The injured deer was first noticed by local residents on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. An image of the injured doe was captured in a photograph that clearly shows an arrow protruding through her neck (shown below). The deer, according to the Oregon State Police, is thought to be caring for a yearling and is likely pregnant. The deer are part of a small herd that is frequently seen by local residents.
Oregon State Police are hoping to locate the deer and tranquilize her so that her wounds can be treated by a veterinarian.
How to Help
Anyone with information about the person or persons who shot the deer should call the Turn in Poachers (TIP) hotline: 1-800-452-7888, or email [email protected]. Please refer to State Police case number SP17048082.
One third of the $1,500 reward is being offered by the Oregon Hunters Association, which sponsors the TIP fund. Another $500 has been contributed to the fund by the Yamhill County Chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association.
The reward is for information leading to the issuance of a citation to a person(s), or an arrest made of a person(s) for illegal possession, killing, or taking of deer (as well as other species).
Photo of Injured Deer