Police shoot dog that was attacking Kalamazoo cyclist

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
kalamazoo cruiser

File Photo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Public Safety Officers say they had to shoot a large dog that was attacking a Kalamazoo man Wednesday morning.

The incident happened in the 700 block of Egleston at about 11:15am.  When police arrived, the dog was biting the man’s arm and both he and the dog were covered in blood.  They say they had to shoot the dog to get it to stop attacking the man.  The dog died.

The man told police he was riding his bicycle when the dog attacked.  Witnesses tell police that the attack lasted for several minutes.

Police are still looking for the owner of the animal.  Anyone with information should call KDPS at 269-337-8994 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.  A description of the dog or its breed has not been released by police.

We’ll have more from Kalamazoo later tonight on FOX 17 News.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s