Meeting held in Southold for proposed Suffolk County deer cull

Those in favor of the cull say the

Those in favor of the cull say the deer are responsible for car crashes, crop damage and health problems. (January 17, 2014 7:46 AM)

A meeting was held last night to debate a plan to control the East End's deer population.

Nearly 100 Southold residents attended the meeting to discuss the plan that calls for sharpshooters to be brought in to hunt roughly 3,000 of Suffolk's estimated 30,000 deer.

Some residents applauded the plan as a solid way to control the overpopulation, while others call the plan unnecessary and...

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