Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Office pulled the trigger on two dogs to stop a vicious attack in Southeast Bakersfield.
On Friday, around 11:00 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 1100 block of Moore Street for a report of a vicious dog.
When deputies arrived, they saw TWO ADULT MALES BEING ATTACKED BY A GROUP OF FOUR MIXED-BREED DOGS, according to KCSO. In order to stop the attack, deputies shot two of the dogs.
As a result, one dog was killed and one dog was shot in the leg, KCSO said.
Medical aid arrived and transported the victims to Kern Medical for treatment.
One person had minor dog bites on his hands and the second victim had significant injuries to both of his arms and legs, according to officials.
Kern County Animal Control Officers arrived on scene a short while later and took custody of five dogs and the deceased dog.
There were a total of seven dogs living in the residence with the two victims, officials said. There were no other injuries.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at (661) 861-3110.