Bull captured after wild chase through New York has died

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

JAMAICA, Queens -- A loose bull that led police and other officials on a wild chase through the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday has died.

The chase started just before 11 a.m., and officials quickly cornered it in a backyard on Marsden Street in Jamaica.

Police officers were clearing the block in the event the bull escaped again. They managed to sedate the bull using darts -- but then it broke free again.

It went on a run through the neighborhood, with police following it and trying to corner it.

Watch video of the bull chasing after people here:

Cellphone video shows a bull chasing after people in Jamaica, Queens.

Finally, more than an hour later, police cornered the bull again and sedated it. It is now captured.

It escaped from a slaughterhouse, officials said, and police were trying to get workers to come to the scene to capture it.