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Posted on December 20, 2016 by

Pitbull Shot By Police After Vicious Attack

Dog bite attacks are all over the news, and one recent dog attack resulted in the mauling of one thirty-three-year-old woman. The incident occurred at about 1 o’clock in the morning, when the woman was attacked by a pitbull.

The woman sustained serious injuries from multiple dog bites all over her body. Residents of the building where the the attack occurred and nearby neighbors called police officers to come to assist when the dog’s owner was unable to restrain the dog. The report was that the dog was not obeying commands. When the police officers arrived on the scene, the owner of the dog told them to shoot it. They did, and a bullet hit the owner, injuring her as well.

Both women were taken to a nearby hospital for their injuries. The victim was said to be in critical but stable condition after the attack.

The CDC indicates that there are about 4.5 million dog attacks in the United States each year. About 30 of those attacks end in death, and many of the victims are children.

Dog attacks are serious, and if you are the victim of a dog bite or someone you love becomes a victim, it’s important to contact your St. Louis dog bite attorney right away. Having a St. Louis dog bite attorney who knows the law is crucial, and he or she will fight to get you proper compensation.