Charges Filed Against 2 Pennsylvania Teens Accused Of Torturing Injured Deer In Viral Video

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (KDKA) – Charges have been filed against two teens who were allegedly shown in a disturbing video abusing an injured deer.

The Jefferson County district attorney says there’s enough evidence for charges and that they have been filed against the teens, CBS affiliate WTAJ reports.

The disturbing video, which has caused public outcry, surfaced on Nov. 30. The video shows two teens appearing to stomp on and kick an injured deer. They were also laughing and pulling at its antlers.


Police Chief Vince Markle told Brookville solicitor Jim Dennison that his 18-year-old stepson is one of the people in the video. The other person is a 16-year-old.

The public has since eagerly awaited charges, with the Pennsylvania Game Commission posting multiple updates asking patience and understanding during the investigation.

WTAJ reports details about the charges are limited.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.