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WV DNR Hunts Poacher Who Shot Buck At Oglebay Park

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Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Also Contributing: The Intelligencer
Reported: Nov. 28, 2013 2:15 PM EST

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Wheeling , West Virginia

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is hunting for a poacher who shot and killed a buck at Oglebay Park in Wheeling.

DNR police officer Steve Haines tells The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register that the man fled after he was confronted by an Oglebay Park ranger.

Haines says he recovered the 10-point buck for evidence. The incident occurred on Tuesday.

Oglebay vice president of operations Rod Haley says hunting is prohibited at the park.

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