Nov 16, 2009 6:29 pm US/Eastern
Deer Freed After Getting Stuck In Car GrilleROGERS MANOR, Del. (AP) ― A deer that was hit by a car and became stuck in its grille was freed by authorities and released.
And a man was charged with firing a shot near the freed deer and officers.
New Castle City police said the incident began about 9 p.m. Friday on Del. Route 9 near Rogers Manor. A motorist hit a deer and it got wedged in the car's bumper and grille.
The motorist drove the car to police headquarters. Agents from the Delaware SPCA tranquilized the animal and police and agents took it to the Quigly Farm area and released it.
As the officers were watching, they heard a gunshot. Neither the officers nor the deer was hit.
Thirty-one-year-old Victor L. Bryson was charged with reckless endangering and other offenses.
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