Cops Kill Hurt Deer on School Campus

The injured deer wandered onto campus at San Pasqual High School in Escondido

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    The carcass of a deer, that was killed after prompting a lockdown at a North County school, will be fed to wolves at the California Wolf Center, according to police.

    San Pasqual High School in Escondido was briefly put on lockdown after the badly injured deer wandered onto campus near the junior-varsity baseball field at about 8.18 a.m. Tuesday, according to Lt. Craig Carter.

    The roughly 100 pound male had been hit by a car, breaking the car’s windshield, police said. The driver was not injured.

    The deer suffered a large gash on its chest. The patrol personnel did not believe the deer would survive its injuries.

    Officers killed the animal with a single shot on a remote part of the campus, Carter said.

    The carcass was being transported to the California Wolf Center in Julian to be fed to the wolves, according to Carter.