Everyone was watching the police trying to capture a cow int eh Jamaica neighbourhood who escaped its slaughterhouse. The bull died after it was captured, the NYPD said.
The bull was seeking freedom forma slaughterhouse in Jamaica, Queens. It was tranquilized by police and died.
Stunned residents saw the bold bovine galloping down Archer Ave. and Sutphin Blvd. after escaping from Slaughter 8 on Beaver Rd. at about 10:30 a.m., police sources said.
The animal was also seen on Liberty Ave. and 150th St., officials and witnesses said.
The bull ran around for nearly two house before it went into a resident’s backyard. It broke through a chain-link fence. It was cornered by the NYPD in the 158 Street home.
The cops shot it with tranquilizers. It passed out and fell, allowing the cops to tie its feet.
The bull was already wounded, according to witnesses, who saw a trail of blood leading into the backyard.
An hour later, the animal was dead — possibly from a mixture of the wounds he sustained in his escape and the tranquilizer darts — officials said.
The NYPD’s Mounted Unit was transporting the bull’s remains to a Long Island crematorium for disposal, officials said.
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