A 58-year-old Kingsville woman and her husband are recovering in the hospital after they were attacked by a dog.
At 8:22 p.m. Sunday, Kingsville police officers and medics arrived at the couple's home in the 400 block of East Avenue D, according to a news release. They discovered a male PIT BULL had attacked the woman and then her 62-year-old husband when he tried to defend her, the release states.
The couple was taken to a Kingsville hospital and were later transferred to a hospital in Corpus Christi with bites and scratches. "Both of the woman's wrists were broken and the man had a broken wrist and is "missing a portion out of his arm", the release states.
The dog, which belongs to the woman's son, was picked up by animal control. The woman was taking care of the dog temporarily, the release states.