STANISLAUS COUNTY, Calif. (July 19, 2018) — An elderly couple were attacked by four pit bull dogs Tuesday night in the front yard of their Modesto home, according to a report by the Daily Mail.
The man was attacked in the front yard of his home and the woman was found inside the home. Both people were critically injured with multiple dog bites and wounds.
Paramedics rushed the couple to the hospital where they are being treated.
Upon their arrival at the scene, police shot and killed all four of the dogs they captured.
The animals were acting in a vicious manner and were a threat to the community, police said.
At this time, we do not know who owned the dogs, but they did not belong to the victims.
Stanislaus County Animal Services is also conducting an investigation into whether these animals have attacked anyone else in the past.
Pit Bull Attack Investigation
At this time, police are investigating the attack in an effort to determine who owned the dogs.
We offer our heartfelt prayers to all those affected by this horrible attack.
If a negligent dog owner has allowed their animals to attack or injure you or a loved one, there may be grounds for a personal injury claim. While this is always a personal decision, for many the financial losses associated with a such a traumatic event can be significant.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in a California dog attack, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers to help you. We will bring our expertise to your case and guide you every step of the way. Give our office a call at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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