Officer, K-9 Injured By Pit Bulls During Drug Bust

Originally posted on CBS Pittsburgh:

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A K-9 and an officer were injured responding to a drug bust Tuesday.

A Latrobe Police officer is expected to recover, but the K-9 is so well trained that when it was attacked by a Pit Bull, it didn’t fight back because it is trained not to be aggressive with other animals.

Police were conducting a drug raid with a search warrant at a house suspected of selling heroin.

They had to subdue 23-year-old Michelle Muck on the porch and when they opened the door, two Pit Bulls attacked – one of which bit the police dog, Rocky.

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One of the dogs grabbed Rocky on the lower jaw and resulting in some tearing and puncture wounds, causing a lot of bleeding.

The other Pit Bull bit the officer on the foot and was shot.

Officer Robert Derk said he couldn’t get a…

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