Busts Through Door
Rockville, MD - Lying in a hospital bed, Orlando Romero spoke to the Washington Post about what it was like to be attacked by his large pit bull-rottweiler mix, a dog that had bitten his son1 last month. The dog, named Jesus, had shown signs of aggression for about two months prior to the incident that hospitalized Romero. His injuries include: bites to his left arm down to the bone, damaged muscles and nerves and a large hole in his wrist requiring 150 stitches.
Romero said the attack lasted about 20 minutes. According to the Washington Post, "The attack brought a team of police officers to his home in Rockville on Saturday night. They spent hours trying to catch the dog, which crashed into walls, busted a hole through the door of a bedroom where he had briefly been contained, jumped on windowsills and ignored several electronic rounds from a Taser." Police officers eventually shot and killed the dangerous dog.
One of the most compelling aspects of Romero's account are the images of the door the dog crashed through as police attempted to contain the berserking animal.
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