During the latest manhunt with his dad, Duane “Dog” Chapman, Leland Chapman was hospitalized. Leland tore his ACL while pursuing Edward Morales, a fugitive in Adams County, Colorado, a family spokesman confirmed in a report on Wednesday that the injury would require surgery.
According to Leland, he was injured during a prior surgery to his left knee. he was still recovering.
Speaking on Wednesday in an interview, the 42-year-old bounty hunter told me he was “trying to make it easier.”
My purpose was to cut him off from the park in front of him and wait because behind him, everyone was somewhat near. He made eye contact with me when I pulled in, and I saw this man run at a slow pace, my speed, you understand what I mean? Because he was tired, he informed the outlet that he decided to run after him.
Morales smashed a door on the face of Leland after he got out of the vehicle, and instead of opening the door, he informed the interview he tried to open it. When I went to knock the door it turned a bit, then it cut my Achilles tendon totally off. It broke, therefore. He clarified, adding that he feels like I walked on the sand when he went to press his foot. Leland said, that he could snatch one shot on the taser, even if he was not the one to really pull Morales. But I slowed him down still enough to catch him, he added. He added.
The manhunt, which was filmed for the next Dog’s Most Wanted show in the family, is the first family ever since the death of Beth Chapman, AL.com said last month. The Blast revealed that the Chase took place in Adams County Jail on Tuesday afternoon when it was reserved for Morales.
Beth, who fought a Phase II diagnosis of cancer of your neck, died on 26 June at the age of 51.