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Published May 12, 2012, 01:18 PM

Deer herd runs into windows, doorways in downtown Moorhead

MOORHEAD – Approximately six Whitetail deer reportedly ran into windows at Scheel’s and several windows and doorways at the Moorhead Center Mall early Saturday afternoon, according to a release from the Moorhead police department.

By: Forum staff reports, INFORUM, WDAY

MOORHEAD – Approximately six Whitetail deer reportedly ran into windows at Scheel’s and several windows and doorways at the Moorhead Center Mall early Saturday afternoon, according to a release from the Moorhead police department.

Officers responded to a call around 11:35 a.m. Saturday about six deer that were in the 500 block of Center Avenue and had become disoriented.

One deer broke a large glass window in the courtyard area on the south side of the mall and suffered fatal injuries. Another deer was struck by a minivan, causing front-end damage to the vehicle and fatally injuring the deer.

As officers arrived on scene, the other deer made their way back to the river, the release stated.

No deer were reported to have entered any businesses and no one reported having any direct contact with the animals.

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