Hospital Graduate

Topics: Attack!, Memorial Day, Attack Pages: 2 (661 words) Published: February 11, 2013
Kamani Portlock

Zombie Attack

The eaten face victim in Miami remains in critical condition on Wednesday after Saturday’s cannibal attack upon him. On Saturday on Miami’s Macarthur Causeway, Ronald Poppo faced a tragedy by getting his face literally eaten. Poppo, a homeless man, is still alive but again, in critical condition. Police tells the news with more detail of Poppo’s condition of the zombie cannibal like attack.

According to Sgt. Armando Aguilar, president of the Miami Fraternal Order of Police says that “face-eating” man Rudy Eugene consumed the entire face of Ronald Poppo. He is in critical condition but Local news, however, claims that Poppo’s chance of survival remains slim. In a news briefing yesterday, Aguilar said that Eugene, dubbed the Miami Cannibal or Causeway Cannibal, did far more damage to Poppo than originally briefed to news. In a statement to CBS, Aguilar said Poppo “had his face eaten down to his goatee [by Eugene]. The forehead was just bone. No nose, no mouth [remains].”

Larry Vega was one of the first people on scene to witness the crime unfold during Saturday’s traffic. Vega was like most Miami residents trying to enjoy Memorial Day Weekend. But suddenly, that afternoon, he saw Eugene, unclothed, chasing Poppo. Once Eugene, a former high school football player, caught Poppo, he began to eat Poppo’s face. Vega told news that Eugene “was, like, tearing him to pieces with his mouth, so I told him, ‘Get off!’” Vega told WSVN that he proceeded to shout at Eugene. But after Eugene heard the shouting, he turned to Vega, with an open mouth and growled. He then “just kept eating the other guy away, like, ripping his skin.” Sgt. Javier Ortiz, vice president of the Miami Fraternal Order of Police, tells news that it was difficult to stop the cannibal zombie-like attack, even with bullets. After officers responded, they instructed Eugene to stop attacking Poppo. Eugene reportedly growled again at officers. Officers tell news that...
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