Pit Bull Attacks In Lexington

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Updated: 12/20/2013 4:26 pm
The Lexington Animal Control have responded to two separate cases involving pit bulls in the last two days.

According to officials police were called to Lin Wal Drive Friday morning for a pit bull being shot.

Neighbors say two pit bulls got loose and were attacking a German Sheppard that was tied up.

The caretaker of the German Sheppard shot one of the pit bulls, killing it.

The other pit bull ran off but was retrieved later.

The owner of the pit bull was charged with charged with running at large.

The second case involving a pit bull was also in Lexington.

According to Animal Control a pit bull attacked a woman on Kees Road.

They say she was walking down the street with a dish of casserole in her hand when the dog attacked her.

Officials say the woman suffered an arm injury and was taken to the hospital. The pit bull was taken to impound.

They are still trying to locate the dogs owners.

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