BIBB COUNTY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Bibb County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a dog attack that happened Thursday in a mobile home park.
According to Cara Cotton with the sheriff's office, a woman in her 50s was in her yard at Skyview Mobile Home Park off Houston Road around 1 p.m. when she was attacked by her neighbor's two dogs.
The dogs, identified by neighbors and deputies as pit bulls, escaped from a pen.
The woman was bitten in the head and neck areas and a man at her home fended the dogs off with a broom after hearing the attack. The woman was taken to the hospital with serious bite wounds.
When the deputy responded, one of the dogs charged at him aggressively. The deputy shot and killed the dog. The second dog then charged the deputy and the deputy again was forced to shoot, resulting in the death of the second dog.
According to initial information, the owners of the dogs were not at home during this incident. Deputies are still gathering information and investigating.
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