SPRING, Texas - A deputy constable was bitten by a
dog Monday while trying to capture it after the animal attacked a
teenage boy, officials said.
The incident was reported about 9:15 a.m. in the 22800 block of Earlmist Drive.
Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman said in a tweet that deputies were called to the area after the dog had severely bitten the 13-year-old boy.
Herman went on to say that a deputy that was trying to capture the animal was bitten and then shot the dog.
The boy was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, but his condition was not immediately released.