Police Shoot And Kill ‘Vicious’ Pit Bull

Peoria Police shot and killed a ‘vicious’ pit bull Thursday morning.

Public Information Officer Amy Dotson says a pack of four pit bulls were running loose near the 1400 block of S. Arago Street around 8:00 a.m. They attacked two individuals.

One person was taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The other person did not require medical attention.

Dotson says the remaining pit bulls were caught and taken to the Peoria County Animal Protection Services.



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