'Want to know what sucks? THIS!' She posted on her Facebook page, 'Tried to capture him to no avail... he can eat, run and there's no blood, less chance of infection. I just feel so bad for him.'|
The animal wasn't bleeding and didn't appear to be frightened, she claimed.
Ms Darrah immediately contacted animal control and they turned up the same day but were unable to catch the animal. She said the deer was a regular visitor to her back garden.
Deer are attracted to her large property thanks to a big pear tree and its location next to the Split Rock Reservoir.
'I know a lot of hunters and I know that was nothing done intentionally,' Ms Darrah told her local paper. 'I'm sure if any hunter saw him, they would have been kind of enough to put him down.'
Bow hunting for deer is legal in all 50 states, but ethical hunters aim for the body