Evansville Woman Shoots and Kills Dog After Being Attacked

An Evansville woman shot and killed a dog Friday morning after being bitten.

Posted: Jul 17, 2021 4:47 PM

According to the Evansville Police Department, a 67-year-old woman shot and killed a dog on the 100 block of Baker Ave on Friday, July 16th.

She shot the dog after being bitten and attacked just before 10 a.m.

Officers with EPD were first called to the scene after reports of the woman being bitten by a dog.

Upon arrival, the black and white pit-bull was dead. It also had attacked another woman who was at the scene.

Animal Control responded to the scene and took the deceased dog.

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