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DNR officials say the trophy deer, whose rack is shown here at a November press conference, was felled by a firearm.

DNR: Firearm killed trophy buck

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The trophy buck allegedly poached by a Cannon Falls, Minn., man was shot with firearm during bow season, a Department of Natural Resources official said Monday.


DNR conservation officer Tyler Quandt said lead fragments were found in the deer's hide, indicating it was killed by a gun and not an arrow, as the suspect, Troy Alan Reinke, previously stated.

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