Seeing deer wander through her Boonton backyard is a regular occurrence for Susan Darrah.
But even Darrah admits she was taken aback by what she saw when she looked out her living room window at about noon on Friday: a young deer with an arrow through its head.
As startling a sight as it was, the animal wasn’t bleeding and didn’t appear to be frightened, she said. Darrah immediately contacted animal control in town as well as the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife.
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Even a head shot won’t be enough to kill. Shot placement is key.