Sunday, December 7, 2008

West Haven Settles Police Dog Bite Case

The city of West Haven will pay nearly $400,000 to the family of Gary "Chris" Tyson, who was killed on Interstate 95 while running from police. "Officers used a police dog to track and bite Tyson after he was allegedly involved in a fist fight on Sept. 23, 2002. He hid in bushes along I-95, and was struck and killed by a truck while trying to run across the highway. " His autopsy showed he had 24 puncture wounds on his thigh and buttocks from multiple dog bites. Read more.

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