INDIANAPOLIS – Don Ward faces a felony charge of criminal
recklessness with a deadly weapon and three misdemeanors in the
shooting of the buck nicknamed “Nightmare” for its size and
A probable cause affidavit said the 10-point
buck weighing nearly 300 pounds was found dead Oct. 2 near Eagle
Creek Park. The property owner spotted a man later identified as
Ward and alerted authorities.
Ward could face a $10,000 fine
and up to three years in prison if convicted on the felony count.
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