Jessica Kitchen ‘22 Cody Hetrick and Alex Smith of Brookeville, Pennsylvania recorded themselves repeatedly kicking a wounded deer sending the video to a friend via social media. The video then went viral, grabbing the attention of hundreds of thousands urging action against the teens.
Seeing the video made fellow hunters angry to even be associated with the boys.
“It is cruel what they did and I do not think people like them should be allowed to hunt, let alone walk around towns. They should be penalized for their actions,” said Natalie Peyerk ‘22.
“I didn’t see the video but I read an article about it. I thought it was stupid and wrong and they are the reason hunters have a bad reputation,” said Ben Weber ‘20
Only time will tell what lies in the future for the boys.