Pit Bull Attack

Emergency personnel arriving on scene.

Emergency personnel arriving on scene.

Leslie Tovar, Staff

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Two full grown Pit Bulls attacked their owner which resulted in shots being fired on the unit block of Scottie Lane in New Castle County. Police officers arrived to a horrific scene where two pit bulls were attacking a 70 year old woman and another 20 year old women. The officer tried to distract the dogs but the dogs would not let go of the woman’s arm. The dog then attacked the officer and he fired one shot at the dog. The dog ran off but animal control eventually found the dog. The second dog attacked another officer on scene and was shot multiple times. The dogs have passed and as for the two women they were hospitalized and left in serious condition with bites on there legs and arms but it has been confirmed that they are not life threatening.