Buck stares down Kentucky troopers in hardware store standoff

Kentucky State Police troopers did not expect to find themselves in a standoff with a deer Friday afternoon. / (Kentucky State Police)
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PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WVLT/WYMT) -- Kentucky State Police troopers in Pike County did not expect to find themselves in a standoff with a deer Friday afternoon.

Somehow, what appears to be a 12-point buck got into a hardware store and made a mess.

Troopers said the deer was very aggressive when they arrived.

Troopers say the deer had injuries before entering the hardware store.

Officials had to put the deer down.

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