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Odessa Police Investigating Animal Attack in 3100 Block of North Adams

Post Date:12/12/2019 2:18 PM

DATE: December 12, 2019
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Animal Attack
DATE/TIME REPORTED: December 12, 2019 at approximately 1222 hours
LOCATION: 3100 Block of North Adams
SUMMARY:

On December 12, 2019 at approximately 1222 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 3100 block of North Adams in reference to an animal attack. An 80-year-old male reported that a pit bull attacked him while he was riding his bicycle, causing him to fall down. The dog then bit the victim on the hand, who used his bicycle to protect himself until police arrived.

When officers arrived on scene, the dog immediately began charging towards an OPD officer, who shot and killed the dog. Further investigation revealed that the same dog had attempted to attack another citizen earlier in the day. At this time an internal investigation is being conducted by the Odessa Police Department.

The investigation continues.

 

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