WOODHAVEN MI - 2 PIT BULLS "SOMEHOW" GOT OUT OF THEIR OWNER'S HOME AND MAULED THE FIRST THING THEY COULD....A LABRADOR BEING WALKED BY ITS 73-YEAR-OLD OWNER...THE OWNER WAS THEN ATTACKED...HER HUSBAND WAS NEARBY WITH A GUN AND HE USED IT...THE PIT WOULD STILL NOT TURN LOOSE!!!
VIDEO A 73-year-old Woodhaven woman remains hospitalized after TWO PIT BULLS two pit bulls went into attack mode while she was walking her dog close to her house on Foxcroft Street. The attack took place Wednesday afternoon.
Police confirmed the pit bulls first attacked the woman’s Labrador, and then turned on her when she tried to pull them away from her dog. The woman’s husband, who police believe is a retired police officer, was approaching the house when he heard his wife screaming.
According to police, the man pulled his gun and shot one of the pit bulls twice, but the dog WOULD STILL NOT TURN HIS WIFE LOOSE.
Police believe the husband had to use a landscape brick to break the dog away from his wife. The other dog backed off and was captured and quarantined.
It is believed the owner of the dogs did not know they were out of the house until after the attack.
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