IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) – A woman has died from her injuries after her two pit bulls attacked her at an Irving animal hospital, and responding officers were forced to shoot and kill the dogs, police say.
Police say officers responded to the incident at around 11:45 a.m. Saturday at the O’Connor Animal Hospital after receiving a 911 call about the woman lying unconscious outside of the hospital in an exercise area.
According to police, responding personnel were not able to make immediate contact with the woman to help her as the two dogs were still near her. This is when police say they were forced to shoot the animals.
The woman was taken to Parkland hospital with “life-threatening” injuries. She was later pronounced dead.
She was identified as 33-year-old Johana Villafane of Irving.
Police say the dogs had been in quarantine at the hospital after an…
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