After the attack, the coyote chased and bit a jogger on a nearby street but ran away when kicked; the police arrived and shot the coyote, which tested negative for rabies. On August 9, 2010, a coyote bit a sleeping 16-year-old girl's head twice in her tent while she was camping with her parents on the eastern end of Cape Breton Highlands National Park in, On September 21, 2012, a 16-year-old girl was attacked by a coyote in, On August 6, 2016, an urban coyote mauled a man who was mending on his car at Grant Rea Park in, On July 9, 2018, a male security guard in, In June, 2008, in the Shadow Wood area of the Brooks community of, On May 22, 2010, a 24-year-old man sleeping on his friend's, On July 13, 2010, a man sleeping on a beach in. A 6-year-old boy was âattacked" and bitten in the head by a coyote on Wednesday afternoon outside a nature museum in Lincoln Park, according to the Chicago Fire Department. 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On December 4, 2008, a nine-year-old boy in, In June 2010, a 3-year-old girl and a 6-year-old girl were attacked and seriously injured in separate attacks by urban coyotes in, During a period of two months, from July to September, 2011, three children between the ages of two and six were bitten by a coyote, and a fourth was approached by a coyote within two feet in a neighborhood of, On August 24, 2011, before noon, a two-year-old, In the evening of March 12, 2013, two young boys in, On May 16, 2013, between six and seven PM, a two-year-old girl in. A coyote caught by Chicago Animal Care and Control. LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- CSU Los Angeles police shot a coyote on campus after it bit a 5-year-old child in the leg Wednesday night, authorities said. In the 30 years leading up to March 2006, at least 160 attacks occurred in the United States, mostly in the Los Angeles County area. He is in stable condition. 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