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Mark Christianson is still black and blue nearly a week after he was attacked by an eight point whitetail buck in his driveway at his rural Fertile, Minn. farm. Herla dphoto by Eric Hylden.

Prosecutor: Shooting of rogue deer 'justifiable'

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FERTILE, Minn. -- Mark Christianson, the Fertile area farmer who trailed by points in a boxing match with a whitetail deer until he shot the buck, won't be charged for shooting a deer out of season.


A conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources who investigated the incident sent a report, standard procedure, to the county attorney for review.

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