A number of suburban areas have struggled to humanely control geese because of health and property damage issues.
Gregory Stefkovic allegedly admitted shooting the goose, saying the geese were leaving too many droppings in the area, making it an issue for the children who play there.
A battle has been brewing in Westchester, as residents debate how to get rid of flocks of unwelcome geese.
A Canada goose was found with an arrow through its body in Suffolk County this week, and police were searching Sunday for the person who shot the bird, according to a published report.
According to parkgoers, the possibly homeless group of hunters first catch small animals, like a pigeon, and then roast their kill over an open fire.