Former Olympian Saves 8-Year-Old Boy From Pit Bull Attack

FOR A YOUNG CHICAGO BOY FROM CHATHAM IS ALIVE BECAUSE OF A QUICK-THINKING NEIGHBOR. HE’S NOT ORDINARY GUY. THE NEIGHBOR.


FOR A YOUNG CHICAGO BOY FROM CHATHAM IS ALIVE BECAUSE OF A QUICK-THINKING NEIGHBOR. HE’S NOT ORDINARY GUY. THE NEIGHBOR IS A FORMER OLYMPIAN AND WORLD CHAMPION BOXER. VINCE INTRODUCES US TO THE MAN WITH POWERFUL HANDS. FIRST OF ALL, HOW ARE YOU FEELING? A LITTLE SORE. Reporter: DONNELL NICKOLSON TRAVELED THE WORLD AS A PRO BOXER. HE’S GONE ROUNDS WITH THE BEST AND EVEN COMPETED ON THE U.S. 1992 OLYMPIC TEAM. IN MY HAND, AND THE MOUTH. Reporter: THE LATEST CHALLENGER WAS NO CONTENDER. IT WAS A 70-POUND PIT BULL THAT POLICE SAY CAME RUNNING OUT OF THIS QUIET SOUTH SIDE HOME INTO A CROWD OF CHILDREN. FOR SOME REASON, THE DOG FOCUSED ON EIGHT-YEAR-OLD DEMARCUS FELTUS. HE STARTED BITING MY LEG. Reporter: UNDERSTANDABLY, HIS FRIENDS BEGAN SCREAMING. FORTUNATELY, HE WAS AT HIS NEARBY CAR AND GRABBED A GOLF CLUB AND TRIED TO BEAT THE DOG AWAY. IT BROKE. Reporter: HE SUSTAINED BITES TO HIS LEGS, STOMACH AND HANDS, AND REMEMBERED DURING THE LIFE- SAVING ENCOUNTER, BLOW BY BLOW. BAM, HERE, I’M ON ONE KNEE CHOKING HIM. Reporter: THE LITTLE BOY’S GRANDMOTHER IS GLAD HE WAS STRONGER. I KNEW IT COULD HAVE BEEN MUCH WORSE HAD HE NOT BEEN THERE BECAUSE HE SUSTAINED A LOT OF INJURIES TRYING TO SAVE MY GRANDSON.

5 thoughts on “Former Olympian Saves 8-Year-Old Boy From Pit Bull Attack”

  1. it is me I was attacked by the dog it ran out of the house and bit me so I'm yelling for help and I see a man with a golf club an he is hitting the dog and hit my leg but not on purpose the lady who dog was attacking me ran in the house. my friend mom called the police but by time I was in the house

  2. He is a hero…saved that boys life…find the Pit Bulls owner make them pay Dr bills… educate yourself at dogsbite.org

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