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Coyote Killed In Westchester Was Rabid

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This coyote was shot dead in Westchester Monday. (credit: CBS 2)

This coyote was shot dead in Westchester Monday. (credit: CBS 2)

RYE, N.Y. (CBS 2/WCBS 880) – Testing has determined that the coyote killed in Westchester earlier this week was rabid.

LISTEN: WCBS 880’s Catherine Cioffi reports

CBS 2 obtained exclusive video of the animal moments before it was shot Monday morning.

The coyote was hunted by animal control officers after the father of a two-year-old was bitten and a teenager was nearly attacked on Sunday night.

It’s the first confirmed report of a rabid coyote in Westchester.

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