Court dismisses suit in East End deer culling case

SOUTHOLD - A State Supreme Court has dismissed the suit filed by the Wildlife Preservation Coalition of Eastern Long Island to stop deer culling on the East End. 

It is not clear if the group will appeal the decision, since Southold officials say the deer cull will begin shortly. 

Sharpshooters are set to shoot up to 1,000 deer. 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Suffolk fire officials say a house was gutted 1 House gutted by overnight fire in Oakdale
The owner of a Huntington church and food 2 Huntington food pantry owner says he is being targeted by neighbors, town
Developers want to build more than 150 new 3 Plans to expand Bayport senior apartment complex faces opposition
Officials say a pedestrian was struck and killed 4 Police say they caught woman who struck, killed man in Central Islip
News 12 is told the driver of the 5 Officials: 2 struck by car in Massapequa

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Deer culling plan scaled back

The deer cull was originally supposed to kill up to 3,000 deer.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE