Hamilton Police were forced to tase and kill a savage dog that attacked 11 people. Thursday, shortly after 7:00 p.m. police were called to the Stop Bar at 1042 Barton Street East near Ottawa Street for what was called a threatening incident. When they walked into the bar. Police were met with a chaotic scene including numerous victims of a dog attack.
A 32-year-old dog owner let her dog loose within the establishment and was encouraging the dog to attack patrons.
The dog continued to exhibit aggressive behavior and advanced towards officers and citizens. Police deployed their conductive energy weapon in order to control the dog and ensure further safety of everyone involved. The dog died on scene.
When it was all over there were 11 victims as a result of this incident. The victims had injuries varying in nature from minor to serious, including two that will require surgery.
A 32-year old female was cuffed and she faces six counts of criminal negligence causing bodily harm, four counts of uttering death threats and a count of assault with a weapon, in this case the dog.
The accused remains in custody. Her name is withheld pending a court appearance.
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