A man being attacked by a neighbor's loose ROTTWEILER on Thursday night was saved from more serious injury by another neighbor who intervened with a pistol and shot the dog. The incident happened on Reck road in Rome Township in Crawford county.
Police say the man was attacked and bitten by the Rottweiler. An incident report stated the dog was not secured by a leash or a muzzle.
The victim was taken to Titusville Hospital for treatment. The dog is dead. The dog's owner is facing the possibility of summary charges in the incident.