November 30, 2021

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2 pet dogs assault male out on early morning wander Harris County Sheriff’s Office environment investigating

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — An aged man out on his early morning stroll was despatched to the clinic by Lifestyle Flight on Thursday, the victim of an assault by two dogs that bought unfastened in a northwest Harris County neighborhood.

A house surveillance camera captured the ordeal so brutal that Eyewitness Information elected only to show the moments main up to the attack on Brookhead Path in the Northcliffe subdivision.

On the movie, you see the male backing absent as the canines aggressively progress on him. He then backs up against a automobile as the canine go on barking.

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What you will not likely see is the dogs in the end getting him on the ground and tearing away at him.

The presentable footage then shows neighbors occur out and rush to the man’s assist. One particular particular person, who later on discovered himself as Darrell Barryman, comes in with a very long adhere to scare the animals off.

Elmer Levigne, a previous Harris County Sheriff’s Workplace deputy whose digicam captured the brutal attack, also stepped in, armed with his individual handgun.

Barryman and Levigne each managed to get the puppies off the victim, but the pit bulls begun charging at him. That prompted Levigne to shoot a single of the canines through the shoulder.

The Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Business office then responded and one particular of the deputies shot the other pet as they tried out to control the predicament.

Animal control personnel arrived in to select up the animals when 1 of the staff was also bitten.

The unidentified target, whose blood however stains the concrete in which he was attacked, was flown to the clinic in critical ailment.

The dogs are in animal handle custody. Authorities say the animals are underneath a 10-working day quarantine, after which deputies or animal management will decide on the dogs’ fates.

Meanwhile, the dogs’ proprietor, who did not want to communicate on camera, explained to Eyewitness Information that he had the canines guiding an enclosure, but insisted a friend may well have accidentally still left the gate open up ahead of the attack.

It is really not straight away recognized if any rates are staying filed in the assault.

Afterwards Thursday, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office reported it sent murder investigators to the community to glimpse into the assault.

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