Town proposes 'colorful' way to deal with deer problem
Avon Lake Richard Miller deer population paintball gun safety committee
One Ohio town is considering a new proposal that would allow its citizens to deal with a deer problem in a very colorful way.
Automatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate)
00:01 Everything is spent 500 dollars on the Strahan and. They've
00:05 beaten the whole lower half of it Richard Miller -- backyard
00:08 retreat has become a consistent headache because of uninvited guests. Eight
00:13 to twelve -- to come through our backyard. And sometimes we
00:17 could see upwards of -- Become enlarged group's eat his --
00:21 trumps and basically do what they police despite his use of
00:24 deer repellent and other methods they just keep coming anything. Which
00:29 is -- Richard and many of his neighbors are now supporting
00:31 a new proposal being considered by the Avon Lake safety committee.
00:36 Which would allow permanent residents to shoot and scare off deer
00:39 in their backyards with paintball gun. You can safely remove a
00:43 deal without approaching it from a distance. And strike that deal
00:46 with a force not to kill it but can get it
00:48 off of your property and to protect your personal property. Extreme
00:52 maybe but councilmen Dave -- argues there's not many better options.
00:57 I mean pants. Spring cold water on the with a host
01:01 of Petra. These have been tried by a lot of residents
01:03 and they don't work -- won't completely solve the deer population
01:06 problem but we'll keep people like Richard. We take back the
01:10 sanctuary of their homes. While Ford cars for the paint balls.
01:14 It would be a good thing.