Vermont: Five men charged with mass poaching attempt November 26, 2011

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[Bristol Village] ... the poachers shot approximately eleven separate times while jacking deer ... One deer was not recovered by the poachers due to landowner intervention, and it is possible that several other deer were injured ... extremely dangerous ... Deer were shot at from a pick-up with the aid of a hand held spotlight, at times while the passenger sat on the door window-frame and fired over the roof of the truck. At least three of the shootings occurred in close to occupied homes and with unsafe backstops for the high-powered bullets.

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