All posts tagged: bullytype

‘Large bully-type’ dog shot dead by police after mauling two people | UK | News

‘Large bully-type’ dog shot dead by police after mauling two people | UK | News

[ad_1] A “large bully-type” dog was killed by police after mauling two people. One man suffered “serious” injuries following the incident in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland. Police described the dog as being “dangerously out of control”. Firearms officers were called to the scene just after 5pm on Tuesday, January 23. A second man was injured by the dog in a nearby street. Paramedics rushed the first male to to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. The other man was attacked on Loudonhill Avenue, shortly before, and was taken to Hairmyres Hospital for treatment for minor injuries. Police killed the “large bulldog-type dog” after it tried to attack an officer, and attempts will be made to establish the breed. The circumstances will be referred to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) due to the firearms discharge. Superintendent Steven Espie said: “This was a distressing incident for those involved. I would like to reassure the local community that this was a contained incident and there is no further risk to the public. “There will be …