Pit Bull attacks officer in Alton - KMOV.com

Pit Bull attacks officer in Alton


 (KMOV)-- Alton police shot and kill a Pit Bull after it attacks an officer.

This happened Thursday morning in the 1000 block of Union.

Police went to the residence to arrest the owner for something for his alleged involvement in a shooting earlier this week when the dog attacked. The dog bit Officer Jonathan Lukowski's right thigh and ankle. The officer had to get 10 stitches on his right thigh.

There is no word yet on charges against the dog owner.



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