Police investigate dog attack in Stockbridge
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. -- A woman is out of surgery and in stable condition after she was attacked by two dogs in her subdivision Thursday afternoon.
The woman was life-flighted to Atlanta Medical Center in serious condition after the attack had occurred.
The owners of the two loose pit-type dogs were identified Thursday evening. No names were released.
According to detectives, the dogs were in a fenced-in yard and managed to get out. Investigators say there is no prior history with these dogs or owner.
Henry County Police said the woman was walking her poodle in the Windsong Plantation subdivision, when she and her dog were attacked by what officers called "pit-type" dogs.
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They said the dogs attacked the poodle first, then attacked the woman. A neighbor who saw the incident called 911. When officers arrived, the woman was still being attacked. The officer shot and killed both attacking dogs.
Investigators said the woman suffered facial injuries and had a significant amount of blood loss.
The case is still under investigation.
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