UPDATE: AT LEAST 4 DOGS TAKEN FROM A HOME AFTER DEPUTIES SERVED A SEARCH WARRANT
UPDATE: VICTIM IDENTIFIED AS PAMELA MARIA DEVITT - SHE WAS DRAGGED 50 YARDS, SCALPED, AND HER ARM REMOVED
NEIGHBORS CALLED IN INFORMATION ABOUT AGGRESSIVE PIT BULLS AND 8 DOGS WERE SEIZED AT A RESIDENCE WHERE A POT-GROWING OPERATION WAS DISCOVERED.
A $25,000 REWARD WAS OFFERED FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE CAPTURE
ANOTHER ARTICLE - A WITNESS TRIED HONKING TO SCARE THEM AWAY FROM THE VICTIM BUT INSTEAD THEY TRIED TO ATTACK THE CAR - TRIED TO PUNCTURE THE CAR TIRES
A 63-year-old hispanic woman was taking her usual walk in the High Desert community of Littlerock and was attacked by 4 PIT BULLS. She died en route to a hospital after the mauling. The L.A. County Department of Animal Care and Control were called to the scene at 9:30am and were working with the sheriff's deputies to round up the dogs. Homicide detectives from the L.A. County Sheriff's Department also started a death investigation in response to the fatal attack.
A PERSON KILLED BY A DOG EVERY 10.08 DAYS
PIT BULL TYPE - 12 GERMAN SHEPHERD - 1
1. 1-8 - Betty Todd - 65 - Greenwood SC - familys pit bull
2. 1-19 - Christian Gormanous - 4 - Conroe TX - neighbors pit bull
3. 2-8 - Elsie Grace - 92 - Hemet CA - sons 2 pit bulls
4. 2 -16 - Isaiah Aguilar - 2 - Sabinal TX - neighbors pit bull
5. 3-2 - Ryan Maxwell - 7 - Galesburg IL - friends pit bull
6. 3-6 - Daxton Borchardt - 14 mos - Walworth WI - babysitters 2 pit bulls
7. 3-26 - Monica Laminack- 21 mos - Bryan Co GA - familys 7 pit bulls/mixes
8. 4-7 - Tyler Jett - 7 - Callaway FL - neighbors 2 pit bull mixes
9. 4 -11 - Claudia Gallardo - 38 - Stockton CA - acquaintances pit bull
10. 4-23 - Jordyn Arndt - 4 - Prairie City IA - babysitters American Staffordshire Terrier
11. 4-24 - Beau Rutledge - 2 - Fulton Co GA - familys pit bull
12. 5-4 Rachel Honabarger - 35 - Coshocton OH - familys german shepherd
13. 5-9 - Pamela Maria Devitt - 63 - Littlerock CA - 4 loose pit bulls
NON - BITE FATALITY
1. 2-22 - James Hardin - 62 - Baltimore MD - He was walking on the street when 2 pit bulls began chasing him and he ran terrified into the street and was hit by a car and killed.