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DEC: Man shot duck from car in Seneca Park

WHECTV
Updated: October 24, 2019 12:36 PM
Created: October 24, 2019 07:59 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A man is facing at least 10 charges after illegally shooting and killing a duck in Seneca Park, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation.

The incident happened on Oct. 10, when ducks were not in season.

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DEC officers say the man, whose name has not been released, shot the mallard duck with a rifle from his car. He did not have a hunting license. It is also illegal to hunt in a county park.

The charges include hunting waterfowl out of season, hunting wildlife from a motor vehicle, discharging a firearm across a public highway, and possession of a loaded gun in a motor vehicle.


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