Deputy Injured in Dog Attack

Posted on 16 July 2013 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy sustained a dog bite to the hand late last week, when responding to a call about a dog not allowing a person to get out of their vehicle.  The incident was reported in eastern Boone County last Friday.  Sargent Dallas Wingate responded to the call and according to the report, was attacked by the dog, a pit bull, when he exited his car to speak to the owner.  Wingate was treated at the Boone County Hospital for his injuries.  The dog was quarantined at the Boone Area Humane Society Shelter.  The owner has since agreed to have the dog euthanized.

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