Two men were injured by a herd of cows wandering throughout Pico Rivera on Tuesday evening with a Sheriff’s deputy also shooting and killing one among the animals, authorities said. Around 7:36 p.m., authorities got a call about a minimum of 20 cows running eastbound toward vehicles on Beverly Boulevard near Durfee Avenue, said l. a. County Sheriff’s Deputy Tracy Koerner, spokesman for the department. newscast broadcasts showed the cows standing idle within the yards of some homes. But during some points, the cows picked up again, stampeding throughout the residential district . As the cows stampeded, the herd struck and injured one man near Paramount Boulevard and Calico Avenue at 8:32 p.m., said County Fire Dispatch Supervisor Michael Pitman. Paramedics transported the person to a trauma center.
A little quite an hour later, around 9:50 p.m. the storming cows injured a second man within the 9300 block of Olympic Boulevard, Pitman said. During efforts to corral the herd, a deputy shot and killed one among the cows, Koerner said. Officials didn’t immediately say why the deputy shot the cow, but Fox 11 reported the animal was moving towards a toddler . Broadcasts showed the cows evading deputies who tried to contain the beasts. Deputies on horseback were sent to the world to assist gain control of the herd. CBS2 reported the cows were believed to possess broken free from a close-by meat packinghouse.