Dog Bites Man, Dog Shot to Death

Published 06/25 2014 03:37PM

Updated 06/25 2014 05:48PM

June 25, 2014- A man being attacked by a neighbor's Rottweiler was saved from more serious injury by another neighbor who intervened with a pistol and shot the dog.

It happened Thursday night on Reck road in Rome Township in Crawford county. 

Police say the man was attacked and bitten by a Rottweiler. An incident report stated the dog was not secured by a leash or a muzzle.

The victim was taken to Titusville Hospital for treatment.

The dog is dead.

The dog's owner is facing the possibility of summary charges in the incident.

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