Officers Fatally Shoot Pit Bull That Killed Woman in South Deering - NBC Chicago

Officers Fatally Shoot Pit Bull That Killed Woman in South Deering

The dog bit her neck and body, police said

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    57-Year-Old Woman Attacked, Killed by Pit Bull

    A pair of Chicago Police officers shot and killed a pit bull that fatally mauled a 57-year-old woman Saturday afternoon in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side. NBC 5's Chris Hush reports.

    (Published Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018)

    A pair of Chicago Police officers shot and killed a pit bull that fatally mauled a 57-year-old woman Saturday afternoon in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side.

    About 12:25 p.m., the large pit bull attacked the woman in the 10100 block of South Calhoun, biting her neck and body, according to Chicago Police.

    Two responding officers then shot and killed the dog when it charged at them, police said.

    The woman was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where she died, police said.

    Area South detectives were investigating.

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