Man attacked by Pit Bull in Plainfield
Last updated 2/9/2020 at 11:20am
Plainfield, IL – On Saturday, February 8, 2020, at approximately 9:15 pm, Plainfield Police Officers responded to a residence in the 22900 block of Judith Drive for a report of a dog bite.
Upon arrival, Officers located a male Pit Bull inside the residence acting in an aggressive manner. Officers were able to partially gain control of the dog, but due to its aggressiveness towards the officers and the victims, the dog was immediately euthanized. Officers and Plainfield Fire Department Personnel located the victims in the 2nd story of the residence.
One victim, a 25-year-old male, suffered severe injuries to his arms and was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Joliet. The male was later transferred to Loyola Hospital in Maywood for further treatment.
Three other victims, a 52-year-old female, 25-year-old female and 19-year-old male, suffered minor injuries due to be bitten by the dog and were treated and released.
Initial investigation indicates the dog, which was owned by the victims, was unprovoked and attacked for an unknown reason. The incident is under investigation by the Plainfield Police Department and Will County Animal Control.