Some residents worried about hunting in the northwest section of Yonkers

Deer hunting is allowed in Westchester but is not permitted on private property. Now, some residents have reportedly told police they would press charges against hunters who they spot on private property.

In the northwest section of Yonkers, there are wooded areas near St. Joseph's cemetery and a school for troubled kids. Residents also like to walk their dogs in the woods, but lately some say it has become a popular spot for deer hunters.

Ronnie Wilkens walks his dog through the woods and says he has seen deer hunters with bows and arrows. Wilkens is not only concerned for the deer, but also for the people in the area. With kids nearby and people visiting the cemetery he's afraid someone may get shot.

Bow hunting is legal in the City of Yonkers and Westchester, but not on private property or within 500 feet of occupied buildings or homes.

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