Woman Suffers ‘Serious Injuries' After Arlington Dog Attack

Two dogs were shot in the abdomen after they attacked a woman in Arlington

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NBC 5 News

A 73-year-old woman sustained serious injuries after she was attacked by two dogs in Arlington Sunday, police say.

The attack ended with gunshots when a neighbor heard the woman scream, grab her gun and shot at the dog, Arlington police said.

It happened in the 1700 block Northaven Court shortly before 7 p.m. when two pit bulls got loose from their yard and attacked the woman, who was out for a walk, police said.

The dogs' owner surrendered them to authorities and the dogs were euthanized.

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