Controversial deer cull starts again in Mt. Lebanon

Controversial deer cull starts again in Mt. Lebanon

Archers will be again be able to start hunting deer in Mt. Lebanon on Saturday as part of a plan to control the deer population.

Deer will be killed in an "archery hunt.” Many residents have opposed the deer cull in the past.

The goal of the deer cull is to reduce the deer population by about 50 percent in the next five years. Last year, deer caused 73 vehicle crashes in Mount Lebanon.

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The hunt runs through Jan. 28, 2017.

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