BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It was a hectic Wednesday afternoon in west Baltimore after a steer was loose on the streets for hours.
The bull was loose in the area of Coppin State University before it was eventually tranquilized and corralled by crews.READ MORE: President Joe Biden Addresses Several Issues During Thursday Night's Town Hall
WJZ spoke to Coppin State students who were in the area while the incident was happening.
- Loose Steer Corralled On Streets Of West Baltimore
- Bull Escapes From Maryland State Fair, Corralled In Timonium
- Loose Bulls Corralled In West Baltimore After Escaping Nearby Slaughterhouse
- Bulls Escape Slaughterhouse, Run Loose in West Baltimore
- Frantic 911 Calls Released Moments After Steer Escapes City Slaughterhouse
“I was just coming from class,” a student told WJZ. “I came out of class and a police officer asked me had you seen a bull on the loose? I’m thinking it’s a pit bull, but he told me it’s a bull with some horns and it’s over there. It’s huge.”
READ MORE: Vaccinations For Younger Children Could Be Approved Next Month; The Latest On Outbreaks In Maryland Schools As 7 Children Hospitalized
— Kelsey Kushner (@KelseyKushnerTV) October 2, 2019
Another student said he heard about the incident on Facebook.
“I actually saw it on Facebook and I said, ‘That’s my campus.'” the student said. “So I went out and looked and sure enough there it was in the corner. It’s a big guy, he’s pretty big.”
This isn’t the first time a bull has gotten loose in Baltimore: two bulls escaped a west Baltimore slaughterhouse in June.MORE NEWS: Dirt Biker Dies After Colliding With Fire Truck In Baltimore