Three dogs attacked and killed someone walking in the dark through a west Florida neighborhood, in accordance with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Workplace.
The id of the sufferer has not been launched.
It occurred around 10:15 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, on Norris Avenue in a neighborhood of single-family houses north of Pensacola, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned in a information launch.
“A witness noticed a male being attacked by three pit bulls,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
“The witness managed to scare the dogs away and instantly referred to as 911. Sadly, as a result of sufferer’s accidents sustained in the attack, he later died.”
The 911 caller reported the sufferer could have gone into cardiac arrest in the course of the attack, officers mentioned.
No dogs had been discovered on the scene, prompting Escambia County Animal Management officers to launch a search.
When no dogs had been discovered, sheriff’s deputies joined the search at 8 a.m. Saturday.
“One pit bull was noticed and tried to keep away from seize,” the sheriff’s workplace reported.
“The animal was nonetheless very aggressive and was shot by a deputy. The animal was captured and is receiving medical therapy.”
A second canine suspected in the attack has additionally been captured, however particulars weren’t launched.
Investigators haven’t mentioned in the event that they know who owns the dogs.