Four Pitbull Dogs Attack Man on Street in Broad Daylight After He Tries to Protect His Dog from Being Mauled (Video)

A 53-year-old man was mauled by a pack of dogs this week in the streets of Philadelphia, USA, after he tried shielding his pet dog from being attacked by the rascal dogs.

The incident happened at the intersection of Fairmount Avenue and Union Street in West Philadelphia’s Mantua neighbourhood at around 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1.

The officer who fatally shot the Cane Corso dog that attacked the man was on patrol when a civilian said there were four loose dogs down the street, according to police.

Four pitbull dogs maul man on street in broad daylight after he tried protecting his dog from being attacked (video)
Four pitbull dogs maul man on street in broad daylight after he tried protecting his dog from being attacked (video)

Authorities said the officer arrived at the intersection of Fairmount Avenue and Union Street and found the 53-year-old man being attacked by four dogs, including three pitbulls.


Police said the officer attempted to use his siren to distract the dogs, but they continued to attack the man. The officer then exited his police vehicle and fired multiple shots, fatally striking the Cane Corso, according to authorities. The three pit bulls fled the scene.


The 53-year-old man suffered bite wounds throughout his body, police said. During the attack, he was trying to protect his white-coloured pet dog from the black-coloured pit bulls. He was placed in stable condition at Presbyterian Medical Centre.

The officer who fired shots didn’t sustain any injuries, police said. Authorities said the officer’s body camera wasn’t on at the time of the incident.


The officer was placed on administrative duty, according to Philadelphia police policy, pending the outcome of the investigation.


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