Feb 23, 2013 Pit bull attacks UPS driver, cop and shot

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East Alton - An aggressive pit bull caused a melee when it first attacked a UPS driver and then escaped once again to attack when police went to the door of the owner's home.  Police had to shoot the pit bull five times to subdue it.  It survived and was later euthanized.

Though all of Madison county had a population of 268,459 in 2011, Madison county has seen disproportionately high number of serious pit bulls attacks over the years.

Read more:
The Telegraph

Related posts - the pit bull attacks of Madison county:
The Nature of the Beasts: Illinois pit bull bullies
May 31, 2012 Godfrey pit bull only quarantined after 3 confirmed attacks
Sep 27, 2010 South Roxana Officer Shoots Pit Bull to Death
Mar 11, 2010 Police Fatally Shoot Pit Bull After Attack on Cop
Nov 13, 2009 Pit bull shot during drug raid
Nov 5, 2009 Police shoot 2 pit bulls tazer third
Oct 23, 2009 'Precious' the pit bull bit customer's arm, says suit
Sep 17, 2008 Officer Shoots Pit Bull
Aug 19, 2008 Pit Bulls seriously maul Woman, 19
June 28, 2008 Pit Bulls Stir Loathing, Loyalty
May 13, 2008 Alton pit bull attacks boy, 9, for no reason