San Diego Dog Bite Attack: Pit Bull Shot and Killed in Valencia Park
Another San Diego dog bite attack investigation is underway. Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a pit bull by a homeowner in the Valencia Park section of San Diego.
Police say the dog was shot Monday night in the 5800 block of Duluth Avenue. The pit bull allegedly attacked a man and his husky while they were outside. According to police, the dog attack prompted the man to into his house and get a gun. The man then attack the pit bull with the butt of the gun, but when the dog would not retreat – he opened fire, killing it.
Police say this is not the first time the pit bull has attacked. The extent of the man’s injuries are not clear. No charges have been filed in connection with the shooting.
If you or a loved one is hurt, or killed, because of a dog bite or dog attack of any kind, contact San Diego dog bite lawyers at the Elia Law Firm, APC for experienced legal representation. You may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills and for lost wages due to inability to work.
Source: CBS 8