Deer dies after crashing into Short Pump Mall window

Deer dies after crashing into Short Pump Mall window

SHORT PUMP, VA (WWBT) - A deer died after it crashed into a window at the Short Pump Mall.

Police say the deer tried to enter a business, but witness says it crashed into the window. Officers were able to contain the deer until an Animal Protection Officer arrived. However, the deer had died by the time the officer arrived. A witness was upset because she claims Animal Control did not show up for more than 20 minutes.

Other witnesses say the deer crashed into several cars in the parking lot.

"I was walking out of Banana Republic and was immediately told by a mall security guard to walk the opposite way," said witness Orlando Wynn. "I looked to my left and saw four or five officers in some bushes trying to subdue what I assumed was a person. Turns out it was a deer that made its way into the mall and ran into the Dillard's sliding glass doors. There was blood smeared all over the glass doors and the Dillard's entrance was blocked off with caution tape."

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