June 12, 2024

Native Information

The canine grew to become aggressive, chasing a person and a girl onto the roof of their automotive.

A Peabody police officer shot and killed a canine that grew to become aggressive and commenced attacking its homeowners Thursday night time, severely injuring them.

In keeping with the Peabody Police Division, an officer responded to a misery name from 22 Endicott St. round 10:45 p.m. to seek out {that a} man and a girl had climbed on prime of their automotive to flee their canine, who was making an attempt to assault them.

The person was “bleeding closely,” and each had “intensive accidents,” in line with a police press launch. Because the officer arrived, they tried to climb down from the automotive.

“It was at this level that the canine started attacking them once more,” the press launch reads, “latching onto the feminine get together’s head and shaking her.”

The officer, fearing for the lady’s security, shot and killed the canine.

The person and the lady have been each taken to the hospital with critical accidents. The girl has been launched, however the man remains to be being handled, police mentioned Friday morning.

It’s unclear when or why the canine grew to become aggressive. Native and state police are investigating the incident.