BERRIEN COUNTY MI - POLICE WERE CALLED TO A RESIDENCE AND WAS FORCED TO SHOOT A PIT BULL THAT WAS MAULING ITS OWNER
A 61-year-old Pipestone Township man is in bad shape after being attacked by his pit bull.
Michigan State Police were called to the home in the 63-hundred block of Pipestone Road at 6:30 Tuesday night on a report of a dog attack. They found the man “severely injured” on the floor with the dog still biting his arms.
The trooper shot the dog when it turned on him, and the dog’s owner was rushed to Lakeland Hospital for treatment. There is no word on his condition as yet. State police tell WSJM News the man was in shock from blood loss and had several deep cuts to both arms from the bites.
(WNDU) - A 61-year-old man was taken to the hospital after being attacked by HIS PIT BULL on Tuesday night in Berrien County.
Police were called to a residence in the 6300 block of Pipestone Road at approximately 6:30 p.m. for a report of a pit bull attacking an adult male. Upon arrival, the trooper saw a severely injured male lying on the floor and a single pit bull biting his arms.
Police say the pit bull turned on the trooper, who was forced to shoot the animal to keep it from attacking.
According to police, the victim was the owner of the dog. Police say he had multiple severe lacerations to both arms and was in shock from blood loss.
First aid was administered, and the man was taken to the hospital for further treatment.
At this time, there is no word on the condition of the man or the pit bull.